Example sentences for: decree

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

  • 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.

  • The court ruled that under its previous consent decree with the Justice Department, Microsoft could add features to Windows that provide "advantages unavailable if the functionalities are bought separately and combined by the purchaser."

  • The Washington Post reports that the decree "effectively ends the careers of two of the most prominent gay rights advocates within the Catholic Church."

  • As it is, the main lawsuit on the table in Los Angeles is being brought by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF), which is trying to get the Los Angeles school board to enter into a semi-collusive "consent decree" that will effectively undermine English immersion.

  • The act permits the Baby Bells to offer long-distance service--something the AT&T breakup decree had forbidden--but only after they have taken 14 specific steps to open up their own local phone markets.


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