take dictation

idiom

Definition of take dictation

: 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.

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“Take dictation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20dictation. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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