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stenographer

or ste·nog·ra·phist

[ stuh-nog-ruh-fer ]
/ stəˈnɒg rə fər /
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noun

a person who specializes in taking dictation in shorthand.

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Origin of stenographer

An Americanism dating back to 1790–1800; stenograph + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for stenographer

stenographer
/ (stəˈnɒɡrəfə) /

noun

  1. mainly US and Canadian a person skilled in the use of shorthand and in typingBrit equivalent: shorthand typist
  2. a peson with these skills whose job it is to record verbatim everything that is said during a court case
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