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dictiō ōnis, f

DIC-, a saying, speaking, uttering, delivery : testimoni, i. e. the right of giving testimony , T.: causae, a pleading .—Esp., in the phrase, iuris dictio, the administration of justice : ut iuris dictionem cum ferro conferatis: praeturae iuris dictio, jurisdiction.—Style, diction : oratoriae: popularis: dictioni operam dare, oratory.—A conversation, colloquy , Ta.An oracular response, prediction , L.

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