decretive

adjective
de·​cre·​tive | \ di-ˈkrē-tiv How to pronounce decretive (audio) \

Definition of decretive

: having the force of a decree : decretory

First Known Use of decretive

1609, in the meaning defined above

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“Decretive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/decretive. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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