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- verb Simple past tense and past participle of
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- adjective fixed or established especially by order or command
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Y: Never did We destroy a population that had not a term decreed and assigned beforehand.
Three Translations of The Koran (Al-Qur'an) side by side Abdullah Yusuf Ali 1902
“The only touchdown will be for the final pickup,” the captain decreed, “when everybody and everything is ready.”
Archive 2010-02-01 Blue Tyson 2010
Stunney and his minion Zoskie et al. believe that whatever their fantasy infallible God has decreed is objective.
Carry-Over Thread 2007
I mean think about it, Iraq didnt even exist til britain decreed itds boundaries?
A new Government Accountability Office report shows that retail gas prices have risen faster than crude oil prices, and local Exxon dealers have complained anonymously that higher prices are being “decreed from the top.”
A major US chain decreed that it would not be ordering any hardcovers that cost more than approx. $25 if they weren't by, say, Stephen King.
Unto every nation is a fixed term decreed; when their term therefore is expired, they shall not have respite for an hour, neither shall their punishment be anticipated.
The Koran (Al-Qur'an) George Sale 1716
A reversionary term decreed (though reluctante curia) to be sold for rais - ing a daughter's portion.
"A term decreed my lot I 'spy; * And, when its days shall end, I die.
Arabian nights. English Anonymous 1855
What business is it of ours to enforce what Stalin decreed, especially when the inhabitants don’t seem to want to be part of Georgia?