Origin of dictation
OTHER WORDS FROM dictationdic·ta·tion·al, adjectivenon·dic·ta·tion, noun
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Bought by Microsoft in April, Nuance boasts accurate dictation, including in web apps such as Gmail.
With the brand new "Slide to Type" feature, it's by far the fastest way to type on a watch when dictation isn't applicable or reliable enough.Maker of keyboard apps for the blind sues Apple, claiming anticompetitive behavior|Reed Albergotti|March 18, 2021|Washington Post
The new tablet sort of has Siri, albeit only in the form of voice dictation, not the full voice assistant.
The novelist who can't read uses dictation to continue to write books.Oliver Sacks on The Mind's Eye and Neurological Afflictions|Jamie Holmes|November 13, 2010|DAILY BEAST
During so long drawn out a suspense I tried to ease the tension by dictation.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
If the dictation of his will as a law in reference to the service had been sufficient, he would not otherwise have enjoined it.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
This I am writing by dictation, and really think it is an art I can manage to acquire.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
At last he spoke in a low tone to the avocat, who quickly began writing at his dictation.When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete|Gilbert Parker
The result was that the bank resisted, and refused the required acquiescence in the dictation of the treasury.Select Speeches of Daniel Webster|Daniel Webster