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Dictation vs. Ditation

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Dictationnoun

(uncountable) Dictating, the process of speaking for someone else to write down the words.

‘Since I learned shorthand, I can take dictation at eighty words a minute.’;

Ditationnoun

(obsolete) The act of making rich; enrichment.

Dictationnoun

(countable) An activity in school where the teacher reads a passage aloud and the students write it down.

Ditationnoun

The act of making rich; enrichment.

Dictationnoun

(countable) The act of ordering or commanding.

Dictationnoun

(uncountable) Orders given in an overbearing manner.

‘His habit, even with friends, was that of dictation.’;

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Dictationnoun

The act of dictating; the act or practice of prescribing; also that which is dictated.

‘It affords security against the dictation of laws.’;

Dictationnoun

The speaking to, or the giving orders to, in an overbearing manner; authoritative utterance; as, his habit, even with friends, was that of dictation.

Dictationnoun

an authoritative direction or instruction to do something

Dictationnoun

speech intended for reproduction in writing

Dictationnoun

matter that has been dictated and transcribed; a dictated passage;

‘he mailed the dictation without bothering to read it’;

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