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dictate

verb uk /dɪkˈteɪt/ (present participle dictating, past tense and past participle dictated)

to say or read something for someone to write down

dictar
Tony was busy dictating letters to his secretary.

(Translation of “dictate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

dictate

verb /dikˈteit, (American) ˈdikteit/

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

dictar
He always dictates his letters (to his secretary).

to state officially or with authority

dictar
He dictated the terms of our offer.

to give orders to; to command

mandar
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

dictado
The secretary is taking dictation.
dictator noun

an all-powerful ruler

dictador
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

dictadura
His dictatorship depended on the support of the army.

a state ruled by a dictator

dictadura
That country is a dictatorship now.

(Translation of “dictate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)