Example sentences for: decree

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

  • This decree is qualified by the condition that were anything to change, the museum’s contents would be sold off, with the proceeds going to Harvard University.

  • 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.

  • It began as a few disputed sentences in a 1994 consent decree limiting some alleged anti-competitive jiggery-pokery by Microsoft.

  • It is telling that the government chose not to attack the "bundling" of IE with Windows as an actual antitrust violation--merely as a violation of the consent decree.

  • 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.


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