HyperDic: edict

English > 2 senses of the word edict:
NOUNcommunicationedicta formal or authoritative proclamation
communicationedict, decree, fiat, order, rescripta legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
edict > pronunciation
Soundsiy'dihkt
Rhymesaddict ... verdict: 24 rhymes with ihkt...
English > edict: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA formal or authoritative proclamation.
Broaderannouncement, proclamation, annunciation, declarationA formal public statement
Spanishedicto
English > edict: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge).
Synonymsdecree, fiat, order, rescript
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narrowerbull, papal bullA formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla)
consent decreeAn agreement between two parties that is sanctioned by the court
curfewAn order that after a specific time certain activities (as being outside on the streets) are prohibited
decree nisiA decree issued on a first petition for divorce
imperial decreeA decree issued by a sovereign ruler
legal separation, judicial separationA judicial decree regulating the rights and responsibilities of a married couple living apart
programmaAn edict that has been publicly posted
prohibition, ban, proscriptionA decree that prohibits something
stayA judicial order forbidding some action until an event occurs or the order is lifted
Broaderact, enactmentA legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
Spanishacto, auto, decreto, decretos, edicto, orden, sentencia
Catalanacte, decret, sentència

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