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phonography

[ foh-nog-ruh-fee ]
/ foʊˈnɒg rə fi /
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Definition of phonography

noun, plural pho·nog·ra·phies for 2.
phonetic spelling, writing, or shorthand.
a system of phonetic shorthand, as that invented by Sir Isaac Pitman in 1837.
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Origin of phonography

First recorded in 1695–1705; phono- + -graphy

OTHER WORDS FROM phonography

pho·nog·ra·pher, pho·nog·ra·phist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for phonography

phonography
/ (fəʊˈnɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun
a writing system that represents sounds by individual symbolsCompare logography
the employment of such a writing system

Derived forms of phonography

phonographer or phonographist, noun
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