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Pat’s Word of the Day: Diktat

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Diktat is also the name of a champion race horse who’s now enjoying retirement in England. Photo courtesy of Sid Fernando.

WRBH Volunteer and Resident Wordsmith Pat Ammon brings us a featured word of the day each Wednesday. Today’s word is…

Diktat
/dikˈtät/

noun:
1. a harsh, unilaterally imposed settlement with a defeated party.
2. an authoritative or dogmatic statement or decree.

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