Example sentences for: dictate

How can you use “dictate” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • An article worries that Ted Turner's $1-billion donation will let him dictate U.N. policy.

  • Some also maintain that the act is unconstitutional: the Supreme Court agreed last year to review a case claiming that the law, in effect, allows Congress to dictate judicial policy.

  • We postulate here that elements conserved in all the members of related protein families dictate common structures and also common "functions", i.e., individual steps in a complex reaction.

  • PICS does not dictate what the labels should say or how they should be used.

  • Helms' gist was that Congress has the right to dictate conditions that must be fulfilled by the organization before it receives U.S. dues.

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