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2 definitions found
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Dictation \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.
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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
[syn: command, bid, bidding, dictation]
2: speech intended for reproduction in writing
3: matter that has been dictated and transcribed; a dictated
passage; "he signed and mailed his dictation without
bothering to read it"
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