Example sentences for: decreeing

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

  • 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."

  • He would instead substitute a blanket rule decreeing that all searches that are not "unreasonable"--an issue to be decided on an ad hoc basis by juries--satisfy the Fourth Amendment standard.

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

  • Why should the government be in the business of decreeing who can and cannot be married?

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


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