take shorthand

idiom

Definition of take shorthand

: to write from dictation using symbols or abbreviations for sounds, words, or phrases a secretary who takes shorthand

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“Take shorthand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20shorthand. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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