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  • dictate — dictatingly, adv. v. /dik tayt, dik tayt /; n. /dik tayt/, v., dictated, dictating, n. v.t. 1. to say or read (something) aloud for another person to transcribe or for a machine to record: to dictate some letters to a secretary. 2. to prescribe… …   Universalium

  • dictate — dic•tate v. [[t]ˈdɪk teɪt, dɪkˈteɪt[/t]] n. [[t]ˈdɪk teɪt[/t]] v. tat•ed, tat•ing, n. 1) to say or read aloud for a person to transcribe or for a machine to record 2) to prescribe authoritatively; command unconditionally: to dictate peace terms… …   From formal English to slang

  • dictate — vb Dictate, prescribe, ordain, decree, impose mean to lay down expressly something to be followed, observed, obeyed, or accepted. Dictate implies an authoritative direction by or as if by the spoken word which serves in governing or guiding one s …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Peace of Antalcidas — The Peace of Antalcidas (387 BC), also known as the King s Peace, was a peace treaty that ended the Corinthian War in ancient Greece. The treaty s official name comes from the Spartan diplomat who traveled to Susa to negotiate the terms of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Isoroku Yamamoto's sleeping giant quote — Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto is portrayed in the 1970 film Tora! Tora! Tora! , as saying after his attack on Pearl Harbor, I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve. The supposed quotation was …   Wikipedia

  • Greece, history of — ▪ Byzantine to modern Introduction       history of the area from the Byzantine (Byzantine Empire) period, beginning about AD 300, to the present. For earlier periods, see Aegean civilizations; ancient Greek civilization; and Hellenistic Age.… …   Universalium

  • Chester Arthur: State of the Union, 1882 — ▪ Primary Source       It is provided by the Constitution that the President shall from time to time give to the Congress information of the state of the Union and recommend to their consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and… …   Universalium

  • reconcile — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. conciliate, propitiate, placate, appease; harmonize, accord; settle. See pacification, agreement, compromise. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To adjust] Syn. adapt, arrange, regulate, square; see adjust 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough — Field Marshal Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough, KP, GCSI, KCB, PC (November 3, 1779 March 2, 1869), was a British Field Marshal. Born in Woodstown, Limerick, he was a descendant of Francis Gough who was made bishop of Limerick in 1626.Early… …   Wikipedia

  • reconcile — rec·on·cile / re kən ˌsīl/ vb ciled, cil·ing vt 1 a: to restore to harmony reconciled the parties reconciled the marriage b: to bring to resolution …   Law dictionary

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