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Dictation

Dictation Meaning & Definition
Dictation Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Dictation?

[n] matter that has been dictated and transcribed; a dictated passage; "he mailed the dictation without bothering to read it"
[n] speech intended for reproduction in writing
[n] an authoritative direction or instruction to do something

Synonyms | Synonyms for Dictation: bid | bidding | command

Related Terms | Find terms related to Dictation:

See Also | behest | charge | commandment | commission | direction | injunction | language | matter | open sesame | oral communication | order | speech | speech act | speech communication | spoken communication | spoken language | voice communication

Dictation In Webster's Dictionary

\Dic*ta"tion\, n. [L. dictatio.] 1. The act of dictating; the act or practice of prescribing; also that which is dictated. It affords security against the dictation of laws. --Paley. 2. The speaking to, or the giving orders to, in an overbearing manner; authoritative utterance; as, his habit, even with friends, was that of dictation.

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