Definition of shorthand typist
: someone whose job is to record in shorthand what is said and then type it
Word by Word Definitions
: a method of writing rapidly by substituting characters, abbreviations, or symbols for letters, sounds, words, or phrases : stenography
: something likened to shorthand especially in providing rapid or abbreviated communication or representation
: a person who types especially as a job
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