Definition of stenographer
1 : a writer of shorthand
2 : a person employed chiefly to take and transcribe dictation
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The Supreme Court did not squarely answer the most pressing issue in the case: whether the public has a right to inspect and copy a stenographer’s audio recording.
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First Known Use of stenographer
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Definition of stenographer for English Language Learners
: a person whose job is to write down the words that someone says by using a special type of writing (called shorthand)
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