Example sentences for: decreeing

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

  • And Ferdinand and Isabella consolidated Christian rule by decreeing that all Jews—the banking and business experts—must adopt Catholicism or be exiled.

  • The court sided with them unanimously, decreeing the ban unconstitutional under the 14 th Amendment.

  • The pope has ratcheted up its importance by decreeing that the male monopoly on priesthood is an article of faith that must be "definitively held by all the Church's faithful."

  • Breaches of that other basic rule decreeing agreement in number between subject and verb are at least as common as the foregoing errors:

  • In a memoir whose title Culturebox is too lazy to dig up, Arnold Gingrich, a founding editor of Esquire , recalled that in the 1950s, when men began going bareheaded, the business side of the magazine tried to stem the decline of an valued advertising category by decreeing that all male Esquire employees wear hats or be fired.


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