decern

verb

de·​cern
dēˈsərn
-ed/-ing/-s
Scots law
: to decree by judicial sentence

Word History

Etymology

Middle English decernen, from Middle French decerner, from Latin decernere to decree, decide

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“Decern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/decern. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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