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From Middle French décrétal, from Latin dēcrētālis.

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  • (UK) IPA: /dɪˈkɹiːtəl/

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Decretal (comparative more Decretal, superlative most Decretal)

Positive
Decretal

Comparative
more Decretal

Superlative
most Decretal

  1. Pertaining to a decree.
    • Chase v. Turner, 560 So. 2d 1317, 1320 (Fla. 1st DCA 1990):
      [T]his finding, when read in conjunction with the other findings, as well as decretal portions of the final judgment, is more logically interpreted as a reference to the successful operation of the business...

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Singular
Decretal

Plural
Decretals

Decretal (plural Decretals)
  1. A papal decree.
  2. (now rare) Any decree or pronounced instruction.
    • Patrono:RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene, II.ix:
      picturals / Of Magistrates, of courts, of tribunals, / Of commen wealthes, of states, of pollicy, / Of lawes, of iudgements, and of decretals [...].

pl:decretal ru:decretal te:decretal vi:decretal zh:decretal

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