stenography

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noun ste·nog·ra·phy \-fē\

Definition of stenography

  1. 1 :  the art or process of writing in shorthand

  2. 2 :  shorthand especially written from dictation or oral discourse

  3. 3 :  the making of shorthand notes and subsequent transcription of them

stenographic

play \ˌste-nə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective

stenographically

play \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of stenography in a Sentence

  1. Secretaries must be able to do stenography.

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First Known Use of stenography

1602


STENOGRAPHY Defined for English Language Learners

stenography

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Definition of stenography for English Language Learners

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



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