What is the meaning of dictation?

noun

  • An authoritative direction or instruction to do something.
  • Speech intended for reproduction in writing.
  • Matter that has been dictated and transcribed; a dictated passage.
    • usage: "he signed and mailed his dictation without bothering to read it"
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APAWordNet. (2010). dictation. Retrieved October 18, 2017, from http://smartdefine.org/dictation/definitions/1216166
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "dictation" http://smartdefine.org/dictation/definitions/1216166 (accessed October 18, 2017).
HarvardWordNet 2010, dictation, Smart Define, viewed 18 October, 2017, <http://smartdefine.org/dictation/definitions/1216166>.
MLAWordNet. "dictation" 23 October 2010. Web. 18 October 2017. <http://smartdefine.org/dictation/definitions/1216166>
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