Meaning of dictative in English:

dictative

Pronunciation /dɪkˈteɪtɪv/ /ˈdɪktətɪv/

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adjective

  • Of the nature of or characterized by dictation; prescriptive, stipulatory.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Abraham Tucker (1705–1774), philosopher. From dictate + -ive.