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Verb
To have determined or dictated
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“All the more reason to allow market forces, rather than misguided and punitive regulation, to dictate the choices available to consumers.”
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To have made a law
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“It is, of course, impossible to dictate a law that pictures must of necessity be always warm and yellowish in front, and blue or coldish at the back.”
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Past tense for to give an authoritative or decisive command or order
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“The chief executive must firmly dictate that inferior products will not be allowed to leave the plant.”
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Past tense for to behave in a domineering fashion over
“Again and again, he would dictate his followers' personal lives as well as their political lives.”
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Past tense for to say or recite something aloud
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“He used to dictate his thoughts to his amanuenses, or scribes, who attended him during his walks.”
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Past tense for to instruct or order (someone) to do something
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Past tense for to exert influence over or dictate the outcome of
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Past tense for to require something to be brought about
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Past tense for to cause to happen by force, especially observance of or compliance with a law, rule, or obligation
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Past tense for to claim a statement as true
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Past tense for to write, especially a literary or artistic work
Adjective
Having been imposed or established by authority
Adjective
Composed
Adjective
Required, mandatory
Adjective
Established and not likely to experience any changes
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