take dictation

Definition of take dictation

  1. :  to write down the words that someone says so that they can be used in a letter, report, etc. Her secretary's very good at taking dictation.

Word by Word Definitions

takeplay
  1. :  to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

    :  to seize or capture physically

    :  to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. :  a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment

    :  a distinct treatment or variation

    :  an act or the action of taking: such as

dictationplay
  1. :  prescription

    :  arbitrary command

    :  the act or manner of uttering words to be transcribed


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