The definition of a diktat is a strict order.
An example of diktat is the Treaty of Versailles.
an authoritarian decree, order, or policy
Origin of diktatGer, a dictate
- A harsh, unilaterally imposed settlement with a defeated party.
- An authoritative or dogmatic statement or decree.
Origin of diktatGerman from Latin dictātum from neuter past participle of dictāre to dictate ; see dictate .