Picture for fiatFiat refers to a sanction or decree. It is a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge).Fiat is Latin for ,”let it be done”. I some cases, it pertains to an order from the court such as the entering of a lawsuit judgment, divorce decree, etc.
In other situations it can pertain to a warrant for the arrest of an individual.

Pronunciation:fee-aht

Meanings of Fiat

1. An arbitrary order,decree or announcement
2. An authoritative sanction or order by the government
3. An arbitrary decree or pronouncement, especially by a person or group of persons having absolute authority to enforce it:
4. A legally binding command or a decision entered on the court record

Master’s Tip to Learn Fiat

All of you must be familiar with the great car-fiat.So an apt sentence to clearly remember and understand this word-“Fiat is such a good car that it has command over all other cars.”

Sentence examples for Fiat:

1. The school principal issued a fiat that caps were not to be worn inside the school
2. He also issued a fiat ordering state employees to break the ramadan fast and restricted the number of pilgrims performing the hajj.
3. As a liberal, i fear that some of our rights could thus be curtailed by ministerial fiat.

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