Example sentences for: decreed

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

  • Turkish, which is neither Semitic nor Indo-European, was written using Arabic letters until 1928, when Kemal Ataturk decreed that it thenceforth be written in Latin letters.

  • The landmark Swann suit had its origins in the 1955 Supreme Court decision known as Brown II . Brown II gummed up the initial 1954 Brown ruling--which had decreed segregated schools unconstitutional--by saying, in a now-infamous oxymoron, that desegregation should proceed "with all deliberate speed."

  • Her trade laws decreed that everything produced in New Spain must first cross the Atlantic to Spain before being traded with a third country so that the proper taxes and tariffs could be collected.

  • When Saturn finally got permission to sell a midsize car, GM decreed that it would be built, not in Spring Hill, but at an ancient GM factory in Wilmington Delaware, which will not be covered by the Saturn labor agreement.

  • He decreed that trains and buses, in addition to running on time, had to carry signs that read "Non bestemmiare per l'onore d'Italia."

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