Example sentences for: decreed

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

  • During the 1930s, Palestinian responses turned violent . In 1934 Jerusalem's mufti, the spiritual leader of the city's Muslims, decreed that believers were duty bound to murder other Muslims who sold land to Jews.

  • 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.

  • Death was decreed as his wage.

  • The Star also reports that Hillary decreed the White House was not an underwear-free zone after an intern who favored microminiskirts regularly came to work with her private parts exposed.

  • Sometime over the last two years, someone somewhere must have decreed that the intellectual buzzword of the '90s was to be "communitarianism."

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