transcript

noun
tran·​script | \ ˈtran(t)-ˌskript How to pronounce transcript (audio) \

Definition of transcript

1a : a written, printed, or typed copy especially : a usually typed copy of dictated or recorded material
b : an official or legal and often published copy a court reporter's transcript especially : an official copy of a student's educational record
2 : a representation (as of experience) in an art form
3 : a sequence of RNA produced by transcription from a DNA template

Examples of transcript in a Sentence

a transcript of a radio program a full transcript of the court proceedings a transcript of the senator's speech You must submit your college transcript with your job application.
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The angst felt by members of the task force was evident from a transcript of one of its meetings in late 1968. Peter Krouse, cleveland.com, "Achieving “Unigov” required political compromises in Indianapolis: Cleveland 2030, A Way Forward," 10 July 2019 No address history, no gun licenses, no academic transcripts. Dennis Drabelle, Dallas News, "'American Predator' reveals the chilling playbook of a serial killer," 9 July 2019 The call was closed to reporters, but a transcript was made available soon after. Jill Colvin, Twin Cities, "US still seeks a way to ask about citizenship on the census," 4 July 2019 The call was closed to reporters; a transcript was made available soon after. Washington Post, "Trump says officials working on holiday on census dispute," 4 July 2019 The call was closed to reporters; a transcript was made available soon after. SFChronicle.com, "Trump says officials working on holiday on census dispute," 4 July 2019 The appeals court decision quotes Troiano from court transcripts. Chris Harris, PEOPLE.com, "NJ Judge Says Teenager Accused of Rape Deserves Leniency Because He's From a 'Good Family'," 3 July 2019 Mom was a transcript clerk at the board of education. Joseph Gerth, The Courier-Journal, "Bernie Sanders' plan to wipe out student loan debt isn't crazy. Here's why," 1 July 2019 She was blocked from answering questions 155 times, the committee said in a statement accompanying the transcript’s release. Jaclyn Gallucci, Fortune, "Hope Hicks Interview Transcript Released: Read It Here," 20 June 2019

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First Known Use of transcript

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for transcript

Middle English, from Anglo-French transecrit, from Medieval Latin transcriptum, from Latin, neuter of transcriptus, past participle of transcribere

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transcript

noun

English Language Learners Definition of transcript

: a written, printed, or typed copy of words that have been spoken
US : an official record of a student's grades

transcript

noun
tran·​script | \ ˈtran-ˌskript How to pronounce transcript (audio) \

Kids Definition of transcript

2 : an official copy of a student's school record

transcript

noun
tran·​script | \ ˈtran(t)s-ˌkript How to pronounce transcript (audio) \

Medical Definition of transcript

: a sequence of RNA produced by transcription from a DNA template

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