2. dictate

noun. (dɪkˈteɪt, ˈdɪkˌteɪt) A guiding principle.
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3. dictate

verb. (dɪkˈteɪt, ˈdɪkˌteɪt) Say out loud for the purpose of recording.
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4. dictate

noun. (dɪkˈteɪt, ˈdɪkˌteɪt) An authoritative rule.