Example sentences for: decree

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

  • Nevertheless, over 500 school districts still operate to some extent under a federal desegregation decree.

  • Some lawmakers who say they support women's rights say they voted no out of principle: the emir's decree undermined the house's authority.

  • 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.

  • In 1872, one momentous decree abolished the 350-year-old institution of slavery in Puerto Rico, and in 1897 Spain cut the colonial ties and finally granted the island autonomy.

  • DOJ accuses Microsoft of violating a consent decree by leveraging Windows' 90-percent share of the computer-operating-system market to corner the browser market with its Internet Explorer.


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