decree
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decree(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (command)
a. el decreto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The nuns claim the archdiocese used an incorrect translation of the Vatican's decree.Las monjas alegan que la archidiócesis utilizó una traducción incorrecta del decreto del Vaticano.
2. (legal)
a. la sentencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The judge issued a final decree in the divorce proceedings.El juez emitió una sentencia definitiva en el proceso de divorcio.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to order)
a. decretar
The king decreed a tax on windows.El rey decretó un impuesto sobre las ventanas.
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decree
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el decreto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to issue a decreepromulgar un decreto
2. (law)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
decree absolutesentencia definitiva de divorcio
3. (law)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
decree nisisentencia provisional de divorcio
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (general)
a. decretar
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decree [dɪˈkriː]
noun
decreto (m)
to issue a decree promulgar un decreto; decree absolute/nisi (divorce) sentencia (f) definitiva/condicional de divorcio
transitive verb
(gen) decretar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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divorce decree
la sentencia de divorcio
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