Examples of fiat in a Sentence
He runs the company by fiat.
the school principal issued a fiat that caps were not to be worn inside the school, and that was that
Recent Examples of fiat from the Web
Wasn’t such a dramatic rupture with cultural norms deserving of public discussion before being established by fiat?
The addition of new groups or countries would thus take place pursuant to a public law, not secret executive fiat.
However, banks may see more easing of rules by executive-branch fiat at the agency created by Dodd-Frank: the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
That way, fiat-skeptics can one day pay out salaries in Basis without having to worry about the crypto-economy’s boom and bust hyper-cycles, so the thinking goes.
As part of the funding, Bitmain will also join Circle’s new project to launch new digital coins that can be exchanged for a fixed amount of traditional, or fiat, currency.
His history of worsening rivalries, alienating followers and making unpopular decisions by fiat proved prescient when he was faced with the dispute between al-Jolani and al-Baghdadi.
Although Monero can rarely be used to purchase goods directly, it can be easily turned into fiat currency to buy supplies.
Although Osvaldo Dorticos was president of Cuba during Fidel Castro's time as prime minister, he was considered a figurehead next to the man who led Cuba's revolution, forged its single-party socialist system and ruled by fiat.
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FIAT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fiat for English Language Learners
: an official order given by someone who has power : an order that must be followed
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