dictation

[ dik-tey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF dictation
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But you must learn the dictation; the great book, the magnum opus, it is there.

This is a convenient arrangement in using the phonograph for correspondence or dictation.

It may have been written at Henry Dunbar's dictation, and under coercion.

Then I will write out the charm from your dictation, he said.

The guidance of this expert he will follow, and do what he has to do at his dictation.

I will no longer submit to dictation nor control at your hands.

He would stop any time in the midst of dictation to enjoy them.

When the dictation had ended that day, I mentioned his dramatic gift.

In the dictation I gave him the Council of Trent happened to occur.

I wrote from his dictation as follows, but it does not seem that the object of inquiry is among them.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from Late Latin dictationem (nominative dictatio), noun of action from past participle stem of dictare (see dictate (v.)).

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