decretive
adjective Date: 1609 having the force of a decree ; decretory

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Decretive — De*cre tive, a. [From L. decretum. See {Decree}, n.] Having the force of a decree; determining. [1913 Webster] The will of God is either decretive or perceptive. Bates. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • decretive — index compulsory, declaratory, decretal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • decretive — ə̇v adjective Etymology: Latin decretum + English ive : having the force of a decree : decretory the decretive will of God …   Useful english dictionary

  • decretive — decretively, adv. /di kree tiv/, adj. having the force of a decree; pertaining to a decree. [1600 10; < L decret(um) DECREE + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • decretive — adjective Having the authority of a decree …   Wiktionary

  • decretive — adj. determining …   English contemporary dictionary

  • decretive — de·cre·tive …   English syllables

  • decretive — de•cre•tive [[t]dɪˈkri tɪv[/t]] adj. decretory • Etymology: 1600–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • decretive — /dəˈkritɪv/ (say duh kreetiv) adjective having the force of a decree; relating to a decree …   Australian English dictionary

  • decretive will of God —  Постановляющая воля Бога …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

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