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
Origin and Etymology of fiat
Latin, let it be done, 3d singular present subjunctive of fieri to become, be done — more at be
First Known Use: circa 1631
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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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