Übersetzung von “dictate” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verbdictate /ˈdɪkteɪt, dɪkˈteɪt/
transitive to control or determine what will happen

A salesman's pay is dictated by how much he sells.
Le salaire d'un re présentant est déterminé par le volume de ses ventes.
transitive-intransitive to tell sb what to do

We can't dictate what other countries do.
Nous ne pouvons décider de l'action des autres pays.
transitive-intransitive to speak while sb writes down what you say

to dictate a letter to sb
dicter une lettre à qqn

(Übersetzung von “dictate” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /dikˈteit, (American) ˈdikteit/

to say or read out (something) for someone else to write down

He always dictates his letters (to his secretary).

to state officially or with authority

He dictated the terms of our offer.

to give orders to; to command

faire la loi
I certainly won’t be dictated to by you (= I won’t do as you say).
dictation noun

something read for another to write down

The secretary is taking dictation.
dictator noun

an all-powerful ruler

As soon as he became dictator, he made all political parties illegal and governed the country as he liked.
dictatorship noun

the authority of a dictator

His dictatorship depended on the support of the army.

a state ruled by a dictator

That country is a dictatorship now.

(Übersetzung von “dictate” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)