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Definition of diktat noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

diktat

 noun
noun
NAmE//dɪkˈtɑt//
 
[countable, uncountable] (disapproving)
 
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an order given by a government, for example, that people must obey an EU diktat from Brussels government by diktat
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