Edict - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge) (syn: decree, fiat, order, rescript)
The government issued an edict banning public demonstrations.
...the school board's edict put a new student dress code into effect...
The emperor issued an edict forbidding anyone to leave the city.
This edict was an infringement on their autonomy.
It is an edict, which contains many extraordinary positions and pretensions.
the edict was subject to many interpretations