[ dik-tey-shuh n ]
/ dɪkˈteɪ ʃən /
the act or manner of dictating for reproduction in writing.
the act or manner of transcribing words uttered by another.
words that are dictated or that are reproduced from dictation.
the playing or singing of music to be notated by a listener, especially as a technique of training the ear.
music notated from dictation.
the act of commanding arbitrarily.
Words nearby dictation
Origin of dictation
OTHER WORDS FROM dictationdic·ta·tion·al, adjectivenon·dic·ta·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dictational
/ (dɪkˈteɪʃən) /
the act of dictating material to be recorded or taken down in writing
the material dictated
authoritative commands or the act of giving them
Derived forms of dictationdictational, adjective
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