dictated
-dictado
Past participle ofdictate. There are other translations for this conjugation.

dictate

dictate(
dihk
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teyt
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to say aloud for someone to note down)
a. dictar
Mathew injured his hand and couldn't write, so he dictated a letter to his brother.Mathew se lastimó la mano y no podía escribir, por lo cual le dictó una carta a su hermano.
2. (to prescribe)
a. dictar
The politician denied dictating the terms of the labor agreement.El político negó haber dictado los términos del acuerdo de los trabajadores.
b. imponer
The prevailing army dictated the terms of the peace accord.El ejército vencedor impuso los términos del acuerdo de la paz.
3. (to influence)
a. dictar
We normally only cater one party per day, but circumstances dictated that we attend two weddings last Saturday.Normalmente solo organizamos un banquete por día, pero las circunstancias dictaron que asistiéramos a dos bodas el sábado pasado.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (to command; used with "to")
a. ordenar
She got fired for dictating to everyone in the office when she was not the boss.Fue despedida por ordenar a todos en la oficina sin ser la jefa.
b. mandar
I don't appreciate being dictated to by a junior member of staff.No me gusta que un joven miembro del personal me esté mandando.
5. (to say aloud for someone to note down)
a. dictar
I hate classes where the teacher dictates while the students copy what he says.Odio las clases en las que el maestro dicta mientras que los estudiantes copian lo que dice.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
6. (order)
a. el mandato
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The church issued a dictate that girls and boys must not sit together.La iglesia emitó un mandato de que las niñas y los niños no deben sentarse juntos.
7. (ruling principle)
a. el dictado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The soldier wrestled with whether to follow orders or the dictates of his conscience.El soldado luchaba con sí mismo por si seguir las órdenes o los dictados de su conciencia.
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dictate
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a.
she followed the dictates of her consciencesiguió los dictados de su conciencia
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (letter, passage)
a. dictar
3. (determine; choice)
a. imponer, dictar
4. (conditions)
a. imponer
circumstances dictate that we postpone the meetinglas circunstancias obligan a aplazar la reunión
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (give orders)
a.
to dictate to somebodydar órdenes a alguien
I won't be dictated to!¡no voy a permitir que me den órdenes!
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dictate
transitive verb
[dɪkˈteɪt]
1 (to secretary) [+letter] dictar
2 (order) mandar; [+terms, conditions] imponer
he decided to act as circumstances dictated decidió actuar según (mandasen) las circunstancias
intransitive verb
[dɪkˈteɪt] dictar
to dictate to one's secretary dictar a su secretaria
noun
[ˈdɪkteɪt] mandato (m);dictates dictados (m)
the dictates of conscience/reason los dictados de la conciencia/razón
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