decree-law

noun
de·​cree-law | \ di-ˈkrē-ˌlȯ How to pronounce decree-law (audio) \

Definition of decree-law

: a decree of a ruler or ministry having the force of a law enacted by the legislature

First Known Use of decree-law

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Decree-law.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/decree-law. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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