Example sentences for: decreeing

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

  • And Ferdinand and Isabella consolidated Christian rule by decreeing that all Jews—the banking and business experts—must adopt Catholicism or be exiled.

  • The pope has ratcheted up its importance by decreeing that the male monopoly on priesthood is an article of faith that must be "definitively held by all the Church's faithful."

  • Why should the government be in the business of decreeing who can and cannot be married?

  • In a memoir whose title Culturebox is too lazy to dig up, Arnold Gingrich, a founding editor of Esquire , recalled that in the 1950s, when men began going bareheaded, the business side of the magazine tried to stem the decline of an valued advertising category by decreeing that all male Esquire employees wear hats or be fired.

  • He would instead substitute a blanket rule decreeing that all searches that are not "unreasonable"--an issue to be decided on an ad hoc basis by juries--satisfy the Fourth Amendment standard.


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