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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Speech intended for reproduction in writing; An authoritative direction or instruction to do something.

Usage examples (32)
  • He signed and mailed his dictation without bothering to read it
  • The sentence will be effective for the general reader, and useful as an exercise in dictation at female seminaries.
  • I understand this activity used to be called "dictation," but it's NOT 1962 ANYMORE.
  • Spicer presents his poetic practice as an act of 'dictation' that engages the dead in the economy of the living. for more
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