Definition Of fiat

noun

a formal authorization or proposition; a decree.

adopting a legislative review program, rather than trying to regulate by fiat

Example Of fiat

  • A shadow government has emerged, which issues executive fiats undermining constitutional guarantees of privacy, due process and free speech.

  • adopting a legislative review program, rather than trying to regulate by fiat

  • Advani's appointment as negotiator with the APHC, a source present at the meeting said, was presented as a fiat , and was not the outcome of discussion.

  • As the Law Reform Commission report records, there was some research into the number of fiats granted and there are a regular number of fiats .

  • Executive fiats and judicial indifference are the hallmarks of a decaying democracy.


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