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dictates

noun , plural of dictate

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a statement of what to do that must be obeyed by those concerned
  • a starchily worded dictate from on high concerning the company's dress code
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dictates

verb , present tense third-person singular of dictate

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to request the doing of by virtue of one's authority
  • dictated that the terms of surrender be negotiated by his senior staff
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