Etymology:[ 'E-"dikt ] (noun.) 14th century. Middle English, from Latin edictum, from neuter of edictus, past participle of edicere to decree, from e- + dicere to say; more at DICTION.
Synonyms:act, canon, command, commandment, decree, decretum, dictate, dictum, directive, enactment, fiat, injunction, instrument, judgment, law, mandate, manifesto, ordinance, precept, prescript
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