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fiat

noun

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an order publicly issued by an authority
  • the school principal issued a fiat that caps were not to be worn inside the school, and that was that

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The first known use of fiat was circa 1631

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“Fiat.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fiat. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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