New Words : fiat

fiat :

noun :

1) an authoritative decree, sanction or order

2) a formula containing the word fiat by which a person in authority gives sanction

3) an arbitrary decree or pronouncement, esp. by a person or group of persons having absolute authority to enforce it

  • a royal fiat

  • The king ruled by fiat.

  • government fiat

  • His fiat laid the corner stone.

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