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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 SpA (Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino) is the parent company of the Fiat Group and, since July 2011, also the majority shareholder in Chrysler. On 29 January 2014, it was announced that Fiat SpA 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.

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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.