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stenography

[ stuh-nog-ruh-fee ]
/ stəˈnɒg rə fi /
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noun

the art of writing in shorthand.

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Origin of stenography

First recorded in 1595–1605; steno- + -graphy

OTHER WORDS FROM stenography

sten·o·graph·ic [sten-uh-graf-ik], /ˌstɛn əˈgræf ɪk/, sten·o·graph·i·cal, adjectivesten·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for stenography

stenography
/ (stəˈnɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun

the act or process of writing in shorthand by hand or machine
matter written in shorthand

Derived forms of stenography

stenographic (ˌstɛnəˈɡræfɪk) or stenographical, adjectivestenographically, adverb
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