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English definition of “diktat”

diktat

noun [C or U]     /ˈdɪk.tæt/ disapproving
an order that must be obeyed , or the act of giving such an order : The coach issued a diktat that all team members must attend early-morning practice . The occupying force ruled by diktat.Rules and lawsInstructions and orders
(Definition of diktat noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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