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dictate

verb [I or T] (SPEAK)     /dɪkˈteɪt/ US  /ˈ--/
to speak something aloud for a person or machine to record the words said, so that they can be written down 口述,口授 I dictated my order over the phone. 我通过电话口述了命令。 She spent the morning dictating letters to her secretary. 她花了一上午的时间向秘书口述信件。 Office practices
(Definition of dictate verb (SPEAK) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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