Edict


An edict is a decree or announcement of a law, often associated with monarchism, but it can be under any official authority. Synonyms include "dictum" and "pronouncement".

Edict derives from the Latin edictum.[1]

Notable edicts


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References


  1. "edict – Definition of edict in English by Oxford Dictionaries". Oxford Dictionaries – English. Retrieved 22 March 2018.
  2. Xie, Xuanjun (2016). My Way of Looking at the Second Phase of Chinese Civilization. p. 81. ISBN 9781329995345.
  3. Esherick, Joseph; Kayali, Hasan; Van Young, Eric (2006). Empire to Nation: Historical Perspectives on the Making of the Modern World. p. 245. ISBN 9780742578159.
  4. Zhai, Zhiyong (2017). 憲法何以中國. p. 190. ISBN 9789629373214.
  5. Gao, Quanxi (2016). 政治憲法與未來憲制. p. 273. ISBN 9789629372910.