Grammar Patterns

by N

The 'decree' group

These nouns refer to the way that someone rules or governs. All these nouns except consensus, consent, and terror are count nouns.
The sources pointed out that the new government is keen to run the government by consensus.
He has declared he wants to rule by decree.
  • by consensus
  • by consent
  • by decree
  • by diktat
  • by edict
  • by example
  • by fiat
  • by terror
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