decretar

decretar(
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kreh
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to command)
a. to decree
Maduro, el presidente de Venezuela, decretó el estado de emergencia económica.Venezuelan president Maduro decreed a state of economic emergency.
b. to order
El general ordenó que las tropas se retiraran del área de conflicto.The general ordered that the troops retire from the conflict area.
2. (legal)
a. to rule
El juez decretó que el asesino sea condenado a muerte.The judged ruled that the assassin be put to death.
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decretar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to decree
decretar
transitive verb
1 (ordenar) to order; (por decreto) to decree
decretar que to decree that
2 [+premio] to award;a to
el árbitro ha decretado penalti the referee has awarded a penalty
3 (México) [+dividendo] to declare
intransitive verb
(Jur) to deliver a judgment
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