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An example use of decree in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… assigned as part of a consent decree to …”
A decree is a formal order issued by a sovereign authority, such as a monarch or president, or by a legislative body.
the word decree occurs in english on average 2.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that decree can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) communication, information, and media;