Definition of 'dictation'
Example sentences containing 'dictation'
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`Excuse me," said Jelly later in the morning, when she was taking dictation. SPLITTING (2001)Miss Andrews, taking them for dictation, and Miss Stone, hearing their repetition during the afternoon, were as scathing as the others. CHALLENGE FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL (2001)But she had, like some robotic amanuensis, taking down dictation. MIDNIGHT IS A LONELY PLACE (2001)
Stewart, as far as I was concerned, had acted simply as a glorified secretary, a dictation taker---a ghostwriter. ABOUT THE AUTHOR (2001)
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Used Occasionally. dictation is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'dictation'
British English: dictation /dɪkˈteɪʃən/ NOUN
Dictation is the speaking or reading aloud of words for someone else to write down.
He was taking dictation from the manager.
- American English: dictation
- Arabic: إِمْلاء
- Brazilian Portuguese: ditado
- Chinese: 听写
- Croatian: diktiranje
- Czech: diktát
- Danish: diktat
- Dutch: dictaat
- European Spanish: dictado
- Finnish: sanelu
- French: dictée
- German: Diktat
- Greek: υπαγόρευση
- Italian: dettatura
- Japanese: 口述
- Korean: 받아쓰기
- Norwegian: diktat
- Polish: dyktando
- European Portuguese: ditado
- Romanian: dictare
- Russian: диктант
- Spanish: dictado
- Swedish: diktamen
- Thai: การเขียนตามคำบอก
- Turkish: dikte
- Ukrainian: диктант
- Vietnamese: sự đọc chính tả
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