Daily Word: edict

edict

Pronounciation: eee-dikt

Meaning: an official order or proclamation issued by a person in authority

Synonyms: order, command, decree

Can you use it in a sentence?

“New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order on Sunday requiring local officials throughout the state to force the homeless into shelters when temperatures dip below freezing and vowed to defend the edict if challenged in court.”

Source: Reuters through Huffington Post

 

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