Translation of "dictate" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb uk us /dɪkˈteɪt/
SAY [ I, T ]

to say or read something for someone to write down

yazdırmak, dikte etmek
Tony was busy dictating letters to his secretary.

to decide or control what happens

olan bitene karar verip yönlendirmek
[ + question word ] The weather will dictate where we hold the party.

(Translation of “dictate” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)