Decreed that the two kingdoms would be united.
An example of decree is the New York legislative decision making same sex marriage legal in New York in June of 2011.
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Origin of decree
- Middle English decre from Old French decret from Latin dēcrētum principle, decision from neuter past participle of dēcernere to decide dē- de- cernere to sift krei- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French decré (French décret), from Latin dēcrētum.