how to pronounce diktat


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the above transcription of diktat is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

diktat is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of diktat in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… of State please have a diktat from the …”

meanings of diktat


  1. A dogmatic decree, especially issued by one who rules without popular consent.
  2. A harsh penalty or settlement imposed upon a defeated party by the victor.

diktat frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word diktat occurs in english on average 0.3 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 diktat 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 diktat can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to diktat


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