Definition Of decreeing
order (something) by decree.
the government decreed a ban on any contact with the guerrillas
Example Of decreeing
A six year tax exemption was decreed to peasants who occupied and worked farms abandoned in the Thirty Years War.
As a result governments long ago decreed fluid milk sold to the public must be pasteurised.
At the same time an amnesty was decreed for all those who had fought for freedom under the Ancien Régime.
Authorities decreed a 90-day period before foot and mouth restrictions could be lifted.
But the executive has decided otherwise, and has decreed that smoking should be banned in all public places.