Meaning: The basic meaning of "dict" is "to say" or "to speak".
Pronunciation: The "i" in "dict" is the same as the "i" in "sit" or "listen"
Example 1: A "dictionary" is a book that will tell you the meaning of words.
Example 2: To "predict" something means to tell about it in advance. "He predicted
the earthquake before it happened - isn't that amazing?".
Example 3: A "dictation" is when the teacher speaks and the students try to
write down what they hear. "Okay students, take out your notebooks. It's time for a dictation".
edict - a decision spoken by a leader to the people
dictate - tell people what to do
a dictator - a person who tells people what they must do
diction - the ability to speak clearly