A harsh settlement unilaterally imposed (as on a defeated nation)

Diktat

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diktat

\ dik-ˈtät \ – noun

a harsh settlement unilaterally imposed (as on a defeated nation)merriam-webster.com
No wonder tens of thousands of parents have put their children on waiting lists for charter schools that are free to hire and fire teachers on the merits, not by union diktat.The Editorial Board, WSJ, "The Teachers No One Wants," 13 July 2017
bull, decree, edict, directive, fiat, rescript, ruling, ukaseSynonyms