a written, typewritten, or printed copy; something transcribed or made by transcribing.
an exact copy or reproduction, especially one having an official status.
an official report supplied by a school on the record of an individual student, listing subjects studied, grades received, etc.
a form of something as rendered from one alphabet or language into another.

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1250–1300; Middle English < Latin trānscrīptum thing copied (noun use of neuter of past participle of trānscrībere to transcribe); replacing Middle English transcrit < Old French < Latin, as above; see script Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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a written, typed, or printed copy or manuscript made by transcribing
education, mainly US and Canadian an official record of a student's school progress and achievements
any reproduction or copy

Word Origin for transcript

C13: from Latin transcriptum, from transcrībere to transcribe
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Word Origin and History for transcript

"written copy," late 13c., from Latin transcriptum, neuter past participle of transcribere (see transcribe).

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