Meaning of “diktat” in the English Dictionary

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"diktat" in British English

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diktatnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈdɪk.tæt/ us /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.

(Definition of “diktat” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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