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stenography

noun ste·nog·ra·phy \-fē\

: a method used for writing down the words that someone says very quickly by using a special type of writing (called shorthand)

Full Definition of STENOGRAPHY

1
:  the art or process of writing in shorthand
2
:  shorthand especially written from dictation or oral discourse
3
:  the making of shorthand notes and subsequent transcription of them
steno·graph·ic \ˌste-nə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective
steno·graph·i·cal·ly \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of STENOGRAPHY

  1. Secretaries must be able to do stenography.

First Known Use of STENOGRAPHY

1602

Rhymes with STENOGRAPHY

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