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tachygraphy

[ta-kig-ruh-fee, tuh-]
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noun
  1. shorthand, especially the ancient Greek and Roman handwriting used for rapid stenography and writing.
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Origin of tachygraphy

First recorded in 1635–45; tachy- + -graphy
Related formsta·chyg·ra·pher, ta·chyg·ra·phist, nountach·y·graph·ic [tak-i-graf-ik] /ˌtæk ɪˈgræf ɪk/, tach·y·graph·i·cal, adjectivetach·y·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for tachygraphy

tachygraphy

noun
  1. shorthand, esp as used in ancient Rome or Greece
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Derived Formstachygrapher or tachygraphist, nountachygraphic (ˌtækɪˈɡræfɪk), adjectivetachygraphically, adverb
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