What does dictation (exercise) mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term dictation (exercise):


  1. Dictation (exercise)

    Dictation is the transcription of spoken text: one person who is "dictating" speaks and another who is "taking dictation" writes down the words as they are spoken. Among speakers of several languages, dictation is used as a test of language skill, similar to spelling bees in the English-speaking world. Secondary to teaching language skills, the exercise of dictation has also been used to introduce students to literary works, and to instill morals.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dictation (exercise) in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dictation (exercise) in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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