Associations to the word «Ukase»

Wiktionary

UKASE, noun. An authoritative proclamation; an edict, especially decreed by a Russian czar or (later) emperor.
UKASE, noun. (figuratively) Any absolutist order and/or arrogant proclamation
UKASE, noun. Alternative letter-case form of ukase

Dictionary definition

UKASE, noun. An edict of the Russian tsar.

Wise words

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