Definitions for diktatdɪkˈtɑt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a harsh settlement or decree imposed unilaterally, esp. on a defeated nation.
any decree or authoritative statement:
The Board of Education issued a diktat that all employees must report an hour earlier.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of diktat:
1930–35; < G
a harsh penalty or settlement imposed upon a defeated party by the victor
a dogmatic decree
Origin: From Diktat, from dictatum, supine of dicto
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