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dictate
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Anna Karenina
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  • The celebrated doctor announced to the princess (a feeling of what was due from him dictated his doing so) that he ought to see the patient once more.
  • "By such a course only shall I be acting in accordance with the dictates of religion," he told himself.

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  • He dictated it aloud, saying: "We must let them share our rejoicing."

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as in: Hitler dictated that Define
issue commands or orders
as in: dictate a letter Define
say out loud for the purpose of recording
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