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noun. ['dɪkˈteɪʃən'] an authoritative direction or instruction to do something.
- speech act
- open sesame
Rhymes with Dictation
How do you pronounce dictation?
Pronounce dictation as dɪkˈteɪʃən.
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Sentences with dictation
1. Noun, singular or mass
Transcribers have their dictation recorded on a transcribing machine instead of having it in shorthand.
Quotes about dictation
1. I never exactly made a book. It's rather like taking dictation. I was given things to say.
- C.S. Lewis
noun. ['dɪkˈteɪʃən'] matter that has been dictated and transcribed; a dictated passage.
noun. ['dɪkˈteɪʃən'] speech intended for reproduction in writing.
- voice communication
- spoken language
- oral communication
- speech communication
- spoken communication