imperial decree

Definitions of imperial decree
  1. noun
    a decree issued by a sovereign ruler
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    types:
    ukase
    an edict of the Russian tsar
    pragmatic, pragmatic sanction
    an imperial decree that becomes part of the fundamental law of the land
    type of:
    decree, edict, fiat, order, rescript
    a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
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