A dictation sentence is a statement read or said aloud for someone to type or write. Teachers often use dictation sentences in spelling, reading, writing, typing and foreign language classes. More »

Average speech is approximately 150 words per minute. Court reporters have the ability to take dictation with 98.5 percent accuracy at 200 words per minute or more. More »

Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking is a good dictation tool according to reviews on technology websites such as PC World and TechRadar. This software has a rating of 4.5 out of five in these reviews. More »

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A clinching sentence is a summarizing statement placed at the end of the paragraph. It typically paraphrases a position first offered in the opening sentence. While the clinching sentence is used to restate the main topi... More »

An authorization letter is a type of legal document that can allow someone to claim a document on someone else's behalf. Claiming documents is just one potential use of authorization letters, which can also be used to si... More »

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A choppy sentence is one that is short and simple, usually less than 10 words in length. Although they can be used to positive effect for emphasis, too many of them in succession tends to ruin the flow of writing. More »

A sentence using the word "literal" is: "I used the word in its literal sense." According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the word "literal" is an adjective meaning "completely true and accurate: not exaggerated." More »