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decree

1 noun POL, GOV, LAWforaithne fem  c m uforógra masc4  c m uto issue a decree forógra a dhéanamhby papal decree ar ordú ón bpápathe landlord will have to obtain a decree from the court beidh ar an tiarna talún foraithne a fháil ón gcúirtfinal decree of divorce foraithne iomlán colscartha 2 verb POL, GOV order, announce TRANSITIVEfógair verb  c m uforógair verb  c m uthe local council decreed that the park should be closed d'fhógair an chomhairle áitiúil gur cheart an pháirc a dhúnadh
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3 verb LAW in court of law INTRANSITIVErialaigh verb  c m ucinn verb  c m uthe judge decreed that the baby could be adopted rialaigh an breitheamh go bhféadfaí an leanbh a uchtú
phrases

fate decreed that ...

bhí sé sa chinniúint go ...fate had decreed that he'd get the job bhí sé ina chinniúint go bhfaigheadh sé an post, bhí sé i ndán dó an post a fháil

fate decreed otherwise

she wanted to be queen but fate decreed otherwise theastaigh uaithi bheith ina banríon ach a mhalairt a bhí i ndán di, theastaigh uaithi bheith ina banríon ach ní mar a shíltear a bhítear