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dictate

verb (GIVE ORDERS) 下命令     /dɪkˈteɪt/ US  /ˈ--/
[I or T] to give orders, or state something exactly, with total authority 命令,下(令);決定,規定 The UN will dictate the terms of troop withdrawal from the region. 聯合國將決定軍隊從該地區撤軍的條件。 [+ question word] He disagrees with the government dictating what children are taught in schools. 他不同意由政府來決定孩子在學校學習哪些課程。 [+ that] The tennis club rules dictate that suitable footwear must be worn on the courts. 網球俱樂部的規則規定上場必須穿適當的運動鞋。 Giving orders and commands
[T] to influence something or make it necessary 影響;決定;要求 The party's change of policy has been dictated by its need to win back the support of voters. 該黨政策上的變化是由於它需要贏回選民的支持。 [+ that] I wanted to take a year off, but my financial situation dictated that I got a job. 我想休息一年,但我的經濟狀況迫使我必須工作。 Controlling and being in charge
(Definition of dictate verb (GIVE ORDERS) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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