Meaning of dictation
Pronunciation: (dik-tā'shun), [key]
- the act or manner of dictating for reproduction in writing.
- the act or manner of transcribing words uttered by another.
- words that are dictated or that are reproduced from dictation.
- the playing or singing of music to be notated by a listener, esp. as a technique of training the ear.
- music notated from dictation.
- the act of commanding arbitrarily.
- something commanded.
- dictation (Thesaurus)