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ukase

1. (in imperial Russia) an edict of the tsar
2. a rare word for edict
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Alhaji Salisu Buhari was eventually relieved and of the post of the Speaker of the House and eventually evicted as a member of the House of Representatives for certificate forgery (Ukase, 2013).
Obama's willingness to disregard Congress and rule by ukase has troubled many on the Right, especially when both houses of Congress are controlled by Republicans.
Swami, beloved Bose was hanged by Russian autocrat Joseph Stalin in 1953 at Ukase Jail in Siberia.
Rather, section 2-207(2) is said to apply to such situations which necessarily characterizes the term as "additional" rather than "different." Thus, where a buyer's purchase order includes the implied warranty of merchantability and the seller's form disclaims the implied warranty of merchantability, the announced ukase is that the disclaimer is not a "different" term; it is an "additional" term because we want section 2-207(2) to apply to that situation as contrasted with a situation in which the forms contain expressly different terms.
The United States cannot rule the affairs of the globe through diktat and ukase. Success is not a creature of American will alone.
See "Socius," "Un Nouvel Ukase: Hors des Syndicats Catholiques, point de salut," The Trades and Labor Congress Journal, March 1926, 53-54; J.A.P.
It would have done lawfully what Obama did by ukase. He threatened to veto this use of legislation to alter a law.
Section 201 (see footnote 3) uses "determine" and "notify" and "specific reasons." I did not determine; there was a ukase in the form of an Order.
The Spectator promptly denounced this action as a "ukase," the Russian term for an edict of the students for disorderly conduct and causing a riot.