Synonym: bid, bidding, command. Similar words: delectation, affectation, expectation, dictate, dictatorial, dictatorship, diction, prediction. Meaning: [-eɪʃn] n. 1. an authoritative direction or instruction to do something 2. speech intended for reproduction in writing 3. matter that has been dictated and transcribed; a dictated passage.
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1. The new secretary takes dictation very well.
2. We had a dictation today.
3. There were no secretaries available to take dictation .
4. The teacher gave us a French dictation.
5. We did a French dictation in class.
6. She is transcribing, from his dictation, the diaries of Simon Forman.
7. I wrote some letters at his dictation.
8. We have a dictation every English class.
9. Her secretary is very good at taking dictation.
10. The teacher gave them a dictation.
11. We had some very difficult words in our dictation.
12. Our French dictation lasted half an hour.
13. I find it difficult to write letters from dictation.
14. We'll have dictation today.
15. As a secretary(sentencedict.com), I often have to take dictation.
16. Mere dictation to a typist in the normal course of business is not evidence of excessive publication.
17. Picture dictation and giving routes from maps are well-known examples of such activities.
18. The basic programs also offer games, dictation exercises and drills.
19. And although many people claim that dictation is best suited for Perry Mason reruns, dictation does have some benefits.
20. The upper-intermediate level features passages for dictation and reading aloud, modelled on the cassettes.
21. No time to waste: a 1920s typist takes dictation as the train speeds to the next business meeting.
22. Grammar, reading, dictation, and conversation. l want to learn a minimum of twenty-five words a day.
22. Sentencedict.com try its best to gather and create good sentences.
23. Grammar Dictation offers an innovative approach to the study of grammar in the language classroom.
24. Texts will be supplied in the normal format for dictation by dictators appointed by the Local Examinations Secretary.
25. The popular image of a secretary is one who types and takes dictation.
26. And there were no assistants or secretaries to take dictation or run off copies for me.
27. My last boss used to fumble under my skirt when I took dictation.
28. The layout and print is easy on the eye and the revision passages for dictation becomes increasingly difficult as the book progresses.
29. Finally, you can present the text orally as a partial dictation, with students filling in missing words as they listen.
30. The examination will consist of 6 assignments - 5 pieces of dictation and a manuscript assignment.
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