An edict is a decree or announcement of a law, often associated with monarchism, but it can be under any official authority. Synonyms include dictum and pronouncement.

Edict derives from the Latin edictum. In the late 1e of law".[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "edict – Definition of edict in English by Oxford Dictionaries". Oxford Dictionaries – English. Retrieved 22 March 2018.

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