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1. dictation

noun. ['dɪkˈteɪʃən'] an authoritative direction or instruction to do something.

Synonyms

  • speech act
  • direction
  • countermand
  • behest
  • charge
  • bid
  • order
  • commandment
  • bidding
  • command
  • commission
  • open sesame

Antonyms

  • absolve
  • calm
  • overcharge
  • discharge

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Rhymes with Dictation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

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

2. dictation

noun. ['dɪkˈteɪʃən'] matter that has been dictated and transcribed; a dictated passage.

Antonyms

  • agreement

3. dictation

noun. ['dɪkˈteɪʃən'] speech intended for reproduction in writing.

Synonyms

  • language
  • voice communication
  • spoken language
  • oral communication
  • speech communication
  • spoken communication

Antonyms

  • leeward
  • outgoing
  • incoming
  • windward
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