Example sentences for: decreed

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

  • And the editor decreed that Jacob's first culture column should be called "The Browser."

  • Nor would it be correct simply to draw comparisons with newspeak or some other centrally decreed and regulated system.

  • The NYT depicts the rapidly disintegrating political relations between Israel and Palestine, reporting that yesterday, Israel "threatened to send commandos into Palestinian areas and had decreed a series of severe punitive measures against the Palestinian Authority.

  • The socialist Lang trashed Rambo ; the conservative Jacques Toubon decreed that 40 percent of songs on the radio must be French chansons . I'm sympathetic to worries about being swamped by U.S. culture, armed as it is with theater monopolies, language advantages, and economies of scale.

  • When France fell in World War II, the FWI’s administrator, Admiral Georges Robert, decreed allegiance to the Vichy regime, although most of the islanders were against the move.

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