Definitions for diktatdɪkˈtɑt

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  1. a harsh settlement or decree imposed unilaterally, esp. on a defeated nation.

    Category: Government

  2. 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


  1. diktat(Noun)

    a harsh penalty or settlement imposed upon a defeated party by the victor

  2. diktat(Noun)

    a dogmatic decree

  3. Origin: From Diktat, from dictatum, supine of dicto


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