Example sentences for: decreed

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

  • The immediate reaction was the imposition of the Hays Office code of morals, which decreed that in all Hollywood films sin must be punished — it could be shown in detail, but it must always be punished.

  • Now that you are operative she is not a willing partner but has decreed that you may not see other women.

  • How unfortunate that you wound up looking after a pet whose owner decreed it was a Christian Science cat.

  • 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.

  • After a long period of disillusionment--uncomfortably mixed with exhilaration at the success of the blitzkrieg--and as soon as Hitler decreed the invasion of the Soviet Union, the officers began to plot again.


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