edict
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edict
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el edicto
(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 king issued an edict raising taxes.El rey emitió un edicto que disponía el aumento de los impuestos.
b. 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 emperor's edict promised free education for everybody in his kingdom.El decreto del emperador prometió educación gratis para todos los súbditos del reino.
c. el mandato
(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).
A new edict from the authorities granted a general pardon.Un nuevo mandato de las autoridades concedió un perdón general.
d. la orden
(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 extremist group issued edicts and threatened all those who wouldn't obey them.El grupo de extremistas emitió ordenes y amenazó a quienes no las obedecieran.
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edict
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (formal)
a. el edicto
(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).
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edict [ˈiːdɪkt]
noun
(Hist) edicto (m); (Jur) decreto (m); auto (m); (Pol) decreto (m); (by mayor) bando (m); edicto (m);
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