Definition of "fiat"
  1. A ruling or command issued by someone in a position of authority, but lacking solid legal grounds or justification
How to use "fiat" in a sentence
  1. The management issued a fiat requiring everyone to work remotely until further notice.
  2. The commissioner's fiat to halt the construction was contrary to the council's decision.
  3. Despite employee protests, the CEO's fiat on new workflow procedures was implemented.

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