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    dictum

    dictum - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dictum

    Definition
    (noun) an authoritative declaration
    Synonyms : pronouncement , say-so
    Definition
    (noun) an opinion voiced by a judge on a point of law not directly bearing on the case in question and therefore not binding
    Synonyms : obiter dictum
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dictum

the statements said by dictator's are so called DICTUM

dictator means authoritarian; dictum means an authoritative statement.

if u r prepareing for GRE u have gone through A wordlist.where a word is APOTHEM which means pithy and wise saying relate it to the dictum

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