Meaning of 敕令

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Imperial order or edict (old)
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Synonym: 命令 下令 号令
Example Sentences
We saw that same desire to be free in Tunisia, where the will of the people proved more powerful than the writ of a dictator.
This is the foundation of those famous acts which are called the ordinances of July. The Restoration fell.
You know, if you think something is important, really worth while, you give your heart to it irrespective of governments and the edicts of society - and then it will succeed.
No less vitally, oil is expected to start flowing again soon, along with cash from accounts held by the previous regime that had been frozen by edict of the United Nations.
The edict had no power in the Confederacy, but it provided moral inspiration for the North and discouraged European countries from supporting the South.