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Definition of dictation noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    dictation

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//dɪkˈteɪʃn//
     
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] the act of speaking or reading so that someone can write down the words
  2. 2[countable, uncountable] a test in which students write down what is being read to them, especially in language lessons
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: dictation