A guide to modern Paris
Wine, cheese, art – there’s no doubt that Paris is a city famous for many things. But if travelers focus only on finding the Paris they think they know, they’ll miss out on the most exciting people and places in Paris today: a new generation of chefs and artists who are putting a modern twist on time-honored traditions.
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RUSSIA TO TAKE FULL CONTROL OF SAKHALIN-2 PROJECT
decree noun [C or U] formal
UK /dɪˈkriː/ US /dɪˈkriː/
an official statement that something must happen:
The decree stopped short of a full declaration of independence.
More than 200 people were freed by military decree.
Synonyms edict formal fiat formal order
edict noun [C] formal
UK /ˈiː.dɪkt/ US /ˈiː.dɪkt/
an official order, especially one that is given in a forceful and unfair way:
The City Council issued an edict against spitting in the street.
a religious edict
Synonyms decree formal fiat formal proclamation
fiat noun [C or U] formal
UK /ˈfiː.æt/ US /ˈfiː.æt/
an order given by a person in authority:
No company can set industry standards by fiat.
proclamation noun [C or U]
UK /ˌprɒk.ləˈmeɪ.ʃən/ US /ˌprɑː.kləˈmeɪ.ʃən/
an official announcement:
to issue a proclamation
A bloody civil war followed the proclamation of an independent state.
cite verb [T] formal
UK /saɪt/ US /saɪt/
cite verb [T] (GIVE EXAMPLE)
to mention something as proof for a theory or as a reason why something has happened:
She cited three reasons why people get into debt.
The company cited a 13 percent decline in new orders as evidence that overall demand for its products was falling.
pull (someone/something) out phrasal verb with pull verb
(ACTIVITY) to stop being involved in an activity or agreement:
He pulled out of the deal at the last moment.
They've pulled all their athletes out of the competition.