Examples of dictation in a Sentence
He used a tape recorder for dictation.
Recent Examples of dictation from the Web
Cristina Mueller, a writer who once worked as her assistant, took dictation.
During the campaign, Hicks spent most of her days fielding reporters' requests and questions — even reportedly taking dictation from Trump to post his tweets.
So far, Brexit has been more of a dictation of the EU’s terms, rather than a negotiation.
The product is always a direct reflection of the views of his conference -- not his own dictation.
Recognizing the historical significance of the Alabama game is a far cry from taking dictation from Tuscaloosa.
The reason for its silence may go back 10 years, to when Microsoft product manager Shanen Boettcher demonstrated voice dictation inside Windows Vista—and flubbed it.
A reminder feature works, but seems paralyzed without voice dictations.
Hicks took dictation from Trump for his tweets, then sent them to someone else in the Trump organization to actually tweet, the Washington Post reported.
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First Known Use of dictation
DICTATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dictation for English Language Learners
: the act of speaking words that someone writes down or that a machine records : the act of dictating words
DICTATION Defined for Kids
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