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    diktat - Anordnung, Befehl, Dekret, Diktat

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    diktat - Anordnung, Befehl, Dekret, Diktat

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    Merriam-Webster:

    diktat
    Function: noun
    Etymology: German, literally, something dictated, from New Latin dictatum, from Latin, neuter of dictatus, past participle of dictare to dictate
    1 : a harsh settlement unilaterally imposed (as on a defeated nation)
    2 : DECREE, ORDER
    Comment
    kein Eintrag in LEO vorhanden
    Authormattisse18 Dec 05, 17:47
    Suggestions

    dictate / dictates

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    Diktat, Befehl, Direktive / Diktat, Befehle, Direktiven...



    Sources
    The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition.
    "diktat
    SYLLABICATION:dik·tat
    PRONUNCIATION: dk-tät
    NOUN: 1. A harsh, unilaterally imposed settlement with a defeated party. 2. An authoritative or dogmatic statement or decree.
    ETYMOLOGY: German, from Latin dicttum, from neuter past participle of dictre, to dictate."
    http://www.bartleby.com/61/29/D0222900.html

    "dictate
    SYLLABICATION:dic·tate
    PRONUNCIATION: dktt, dk-tt
    VERB:...
    NOUN:(dktt)1. A directive; a command. 2. A guiding principle: followed the dictates of my conscience.
    ETYMOLOGY:Latin dictre, dictt-, frequentative of dcere, to say. "
    http://www.bartleby.com/61/82/D0208200.html

    OUP:
    "dik•tat /dIktt; NAmE dIktt/ noun [C, U] (disapproving) an order given by a government, for example, that people must obey: an EU diktat from Brussels government by diktat"
    http://www.oup.com/oald-bin/web_getald7index1a.pl

    "dic•tate verb, noun
    verb /dIkteIt; NAmE dIkteIt/
    ...
    noun /dIkteIt/ [usually pl.] (formal) an order or a rule that you must obey: to follow the dictates of fashion"
    http://www.oup.com/oald-bin/web_getald7index1a.pl

    CALD:
    "diktat Show phonetics
    noun [C or U] DISAPPROVING
    an order which must be obeyed, or when you give such an order:
    The coach issued a diktat that all team members must attend early-morning practice.
    The occupying force ruled by diktat."
    http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?ke...

    "dictate Show phonetics
    noun [C usually plural] FORMAL
    an order which should be obeyed, often one which you give to yourself:
    the dictates of conscience/common sense
    Compare diktat."
    http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?ke...

    Encarta:
    "diktat
    dik·tat (plural dik·tats)
    noun
    Definitions:
    1. dictatorial statement: a statement or order that cannot be opposed
    2. harsh imposed settlement: a harsh settlement imposed on a defeated opponent or enemy
    [Mid-20th century. Via German < Latin dictatum < past participle of dictare (see dictate)]"
    http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/features/dictio...

    dictate
    noun (plural dic·tates)
    Definitions:
    1. command given: an order telling people what they must do
    dictates received from their superiors
    2. governing principle: a rule or principle that governs how people behave
    the dictates of fashion
    [Late 16th century. < Latin dictat-, past participle of dictare "say often" < dicere "to say"]
    http://encarta.msn.com/dictionary_/dictate.html

    Chambers:
    diktat noun 1 a forceful, sometimes unreasonable, order which must be obeyed. 2 a harsh settlement forced on the defeated or powerless.
    ETYMOLOGY: 1930s: German, meaning 'something dictated'.
    http://www.chambersharrap.co.uk/chambers/chre...

    dictate verb (dictated, dictating) ... noun (usually dictates) 1 an order or instruction. 2 a guiding principle. dictatory adj.
    ETYMOLOGY: 16c: from Latin dictare.
    http://www.chambersharrap.co.uk/chambers/chre...
    Comment
    supported.
    "dictate"/"dictates" als Nomen sind auch nicht enthalten.

    Über die jew. dt. Einträge sollte man viell. noch diskutieren. Habe leider gerade keine zweispr. Wörterbücher greifbar.

    #1AuthorPA19 Dec 05, 13:12
     
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