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Definition 1: a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge) - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where fiat or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there

Synonyms for fiat in the sense of this definition

(fiat is a kind of ...) a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body

(... is a kind of fiat ) a formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla)

(... is a kind of fiat ) a judicial order forbidding some action until an event occurs or the order is lifted

"the Supreme Court has the power to stay an injunction pending an appeal to the whole Court"

(... is a kind of fiat ) a decree that prohibits something

(... is a kind of fiat ) an edict that has been publicly posted

(... is a kind of fiat ) a judicial decree regulating the rights and responsibilities of a married couple living apart

(... is a kind of fiat ) a decree issued by a sovereign ruler

(... is a kind of fiat ) a decree issued on a first petition for divorce; becomes absolute at some later date

(... is a kind of fiat ) an order that after a specific time certain activities (as being outside on the streets) are prohibited

(... is a kind of fiat ) an agreement between two parties that is sanctioned by the court; for example, a company might agree to stop certain questionable practices without admitting guilt

(fiat belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

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