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Definition of Fiat

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do, let it be done (Latin)
decree, command
Fiat Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
JM Latin-English Dictionary
Let it be done
Fiat Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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fiat
\fi"at\ (?), n. [l., let it be done, 3d pers. sing., subj. pres., fr. fieri, used as pass. of facere to make. cf. be.]
1. an authoritative command or order to do something; an effectual decree. his fiat laid the corner stone. --willis.
2. (eng. law) (a) a warrant of a judge for certain processes. (b) an authority for certain proceedings given by the lord chancellor's signature.
fiat
money, irredeemable paper currency, not resting on a specie basis, but deriving its purchasing power from the declaratory fiat of the government issuing it.
fiat
n : a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge); "a friend in new mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there" [syn: decree, edict, order, rescript]



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Noun
1. a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge); "a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"
(synonym) decree, edict, order, rescript
(hypernym) act, enactment
(hyponym) consent decree
(classification) law, jurisprudence
Fiat Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Company Info: Ticker, Name, Description
FIAT SPA
Exchange: NYSE
Holding company with subsidiaries which manufacture and market automobiles, commercial vehicles and agricultural and construction equipment; Manufacture automotive and industrial components, metallurgical products and production systems; Manufacture engines for military and commercial aircraft and helicopter transmission systems; Produce diesel
FIAT SPA
Exchange: NYSE
Holding company with subsidiaries which manufacture and market automobiles, commercial vehicles and agricultural and construction equipment; Manufacture automotive and industrial components, metallurgical products and production systems; Manufacture engines for military and commercial aircraft and helicopter transmission systems; Produce diesel
Fiat Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dictionary of Automotive Terms
The 1925-1948 models with required application are classic cars .
Automotive Acronyms
Fàbbrica Italiana Automobili Torino
[Fiat] (Established 1899)
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Fiat Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA) will be the parent company of the Fiat Group, and the company that Fiat S.p.A. will be merged into on October 12, 2014. Fiat S.p.A. (which owns Chrysler through the Fiat Group) is merging into the new Netherlands based company, and not with Chrysler. The shareholders, board, and executive management of Fiat S.p.A. remain the shareholders, board, and executive management of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, and Chrysler Group still remains a subsidiary. Following the merger, FCA will become the owner of the Fiat group, the holding company that contains many of the company's brands, such as Ferrari, Maserati, Fiat Group Automobiles, and Chrysler Group Automobiles. Chrysler Group will continue operating as a subsidiary.

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Fiat S.p.A. (Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino) is an automotive company that owned the Fiat Group, and was succeeded by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA). The Fiat Group contains many brands such as Ferrari, Maserati, Fiat, Alfa Romeo, the Chrysler Group, and many more. On 29 January 2014, it was announced that Fiat S.p.A. (the former owner of Fiat Group) will be merged into a new Netherlands-based holding company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA) with the now wholly owned Chrysler Group and that the merger is expected to take place before the end of 2014. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will become the owner of Fiat Group. On August 1, 2014, Fiat S.p.A. received necessary shareholder approval to proceed with the merger (which followed board approval). The merger will be effective October 12, 2014.

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Fiat Definition from Law Dictionaries & Glossaries
The 'Lectric Law Library
An order of a judge or of an officer, whose authority, to be signified by his signature, is necessary to authenticate the particular acts.
   

This entry contains material from Bouvier's Legal Dictionary, a work published in the 1850's.
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Duhaime.org Legal Dictionary
A shortly-worded and short-form, often truncated, Court order. - (read more on Fiat)
  
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HMCS Legal Terms
A decree or command 
By Her Majesty's Courts Service. Published under Crown Copyright.