how to pronounce dictated


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dictated is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of dictated in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… coloring the program kind of dictated it …”

meanings of dictated


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of dictate.

dictated frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word dictated occurs in english on average 2.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics dictated can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that dictated can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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