Primary Meanings of rescript

the act of rewriting something
a reply by a Pope to an inquiry concerning a point of law or morality
Full Definitions of rescript

n the act of rewriting something

revisal, revise, revision
Type of:
revising, rewriting
editing that involves writing something again

n something that has been written again

revision, rewrite
Type of:
piece of writing, writing, written material
the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect)

n a reply by a Pope to an inquiry concerning a point of law or morality

Type of:
answer, reply, response
a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation

n a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)

decree, edict, fiat, order
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consent decree
an agreement between two parties that is sanctioned by the court; for example, a company might agree to stop certain questionable practices without admitting guilt
an order that after a specific time certain activities (as being outside on the streets) are prohibited
decree nisi
a decree issued on a first petition for divorce; becomes absolute at some later date
imperial decree
a decree issued by a sovereign ruler
judicial separation, legal separation
a judicial decree regulating the rights and responsibilities of a married couple living apart
an edict that has been publicly posted
ban, prohibition, proscription
a decree that prohibits something
a judicial order forbidding some action until an event occurs or the order is lifted
bull, papal bull
a formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla)
an edict of the Russian tsar
pragmatic, pragmatic sanction
an imperial decree that becomes part of the fundamental law of the land
stay of execution
an order whereby a judgment is precluded from being executed for a specific period of time
an order that bans something
cease and desist order, enjoining, enjoinment, injunction
(law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity
interdict, interdiction
a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity
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act, enactment
a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body

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