[ sten-uh-tahy-pee ]
/ ˈstɛn əˌtaɪ pi /
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shorthand in which alphabetic letters or types are used to produce shortened forms of words or groups of words.
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OTHER WORDS FROM stenotypysten·o·typ·ic [sten-uh-tip-ik], /ˌstɛn əˈtɪp ɪk/, adjectivesten·o·typ·ist, noun
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Stenotypy, sten′o-tīp-i, n. a system of shorthand representing by ordinary letters shortened signs of words or phrases.
British Dictionary definitions for stenotypy
/ (ˈstɛnəˌtaɪpɪ) /
a form of shorthand in which alphabetic combinations are used to represent groups of sounds or short common words
Derived forms of stenotypystenotypic (ˌstɛnəˈtɪpɪk), adjectivestenotypist, noun
Word Origin for stenotypy
C19: from steno- + type + -y ³, on the model of stenography
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