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dictation 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/dikˈtāSHən/,
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dictations, plural;
  1. The action of saying words aloud to be typed, written down, or recorded on tape
    • - the dictation of letters
  2. The activity of taking down a passage that is read aloud by a teacher as a test of spelling, writing, or language skills
    • - passages for dictation
  3. An utterance that is typed, written down, or recorded
    • - the person who writes the dictation down is his agent
  4. The action of giving orders authoritatively or categorically


  1. command: an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
  2. speech intended for reproduction in writing
  3. matter that has been dictated and transcribed; a dictated passage; "he signed and mailed his dictation without bothering to read it"
  4. (dictate) an authoritative rule
  5. (dictate) order: issue commands or orders for
  6. (dictate) a guiding principle; "the dictates of reason"
  7. (dictate) say out loud for the purpose of recording; "He dictated a report to his secretary"
  8. (dictate) rule as a dictator
  9. (dictated) determined: determined or decided upon as by an authority; "date and place are already determined"; "the dictated terms of surrender"; "the time set for the launching"
  10. Dictation is the transcription of spoken text: one person who is "dictating" speaks and another who is "taking dictation" writes down the words as they are spoken.
  11. dictating, the process of speaking for someone else to write down the words; an activity in school where the teacher reads a passage aloud and the students write it down; the act of ordering or commanding; orders given in an overbearing manner
  12. (Dictations) Trying to decipher lyrics from songs can be included in this section.
  13. (dictate) 1. to speak while another writes down, 2. to have absolute authority
  14. A message from an ascended master, an archangel or another advanced spiritual being delivered through the agency of the Holy Spirit by a messenger of the Great White Brotherhood.
  15. Second to command recognition is dictation. Today's market sees value in dictation software as discussed below in transcription of medical records, or papers for students, and as a more productive way to get one's thoughts down a written word. ...
  16. A technique in which the teacher reads a short passage out loud and students write down what the teacher reads; the teacher reads phrases slowly, giving students time to write what they hear; the technique is used for practice as well as testing.
  17. This type can only be used if you insert sound recordings. In the question it plays back a sound. In the answer you need to provide the foreign language word.
  18. The act of speaking into a recording device, or the sound file resulting from this process.