Example sentences for: decree

How can you use “decree” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • According to British land records, the Jerusalem mufti's 1934 decree failed to prevent sales.

  • The new King was eventually persuaded to issue a decree guaranteeing religious freedom, and the next year, 1840, he established a constitutional monarchy.

  • When the Republic was proclaimed in Paris in 1848, Schoelcher drafted the emancipation decree that freed 87,500 slaves in Guadeloupe and 72,000 in Martinique.

  • Whatever the technical merits of the government's interpretation of the decree, you have to wonder what important public interest will be served if the government's case succeeds.

  • The decree accused Sister Jeannine Gramick and Rev.

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