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Noun: ordinance  or-di-nun(t)s or ord-nun(t)s
  1. An authoritative rule
    - regulation
     
  2. (law) a statute enacted by a city government
     
  3. The act of ordaining; the act of conferring (or receiving) holy orders
    "the rabbi's family was present for his ordinance";
    - ordination

Sounds like: orally, auinance, or

Derived forms: ordinances

Type of: appointment, assignment, designation, legislative act, naming, prescript, rule, statute

Part of: holy order

Encyclopedia: Ordinance