Canon Meaning & Synonyms from 601 Words

Canon meaning and synonyms in real context from the book, 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam for advanced learners of English. Learn the meaning of canon and improve your reading and listening comprehension. /ˈkæn.ən/ (noun) Canon meaning a general rule, principle or law by which something is judged, precept, regulation, tenet, … Read more

Dictum GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Dictum GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /ˈdɪk.təm/ (noun) a short but authoritative announcement or statement, pronouncement, order, injunction, adage, edict, proclamation, apothegm, command, fiat, authoritative saying, commandment, maxim, direction, dictate, aphorism, truism In general usage, a dictum is an authoritative or dogmatic statement. In some contexts, such as legal writing, dictum can have a specific meaning. In … Read more

Mandate 1100 Words You Need Week 23 Day 4

Mandate 1100 Words You Need Mandate 1100 Words You Need /ˈmæn.deɪt/ (noun & verb) Mandate definition Noun: a command or an authoritative order, fiat, authority or permission to do something, directive, decree, dictate, instruction, obligation, support Verb: to assign territory, order something officially Mandate in context (CNN)House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that she believes … Read more

Promulgate 1100 Words You Need Week 4 Day 2

Promulgate 1100 Words You Need Promulgate 1100 Words You Need /ˈprɒm.əl.geɪt/ (verb) to spread beliefs or ideas among a lot of people, to announce something publicly, especially a new law, propagate, broadcast, spread, disseminate, circulate, transmit, publicize, declaim, proclaim, decree, pronounce, state, endorse, stipulate: The new law was finally promulgated in the autumn of last … Read more