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shorthand typist


Definitions from WordNet

Noun shorthand typist has 1 sense
  1. stenographer, amanuensis, shorthand typist - someone skilled in the transcription of speech (especially dictation)
    --1 is a kind of secretary, secretarial assistant

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Term: Shorthand Typist

Definition: A shorthand typist refers to an individual skilled in using shorthand techniques to transcribe spoken or written information into typewritten form at a high speed.

Sense 1: A person who specializes in transcribing dictation or written notes using shorthand symbols and types them out on a typewriter.

Example sentence: As a shorthand typist, she effortlessly converted the boss's intricate dictation into a clear and concise typewritten document.

Sense 2: A typist proficient in shorthand writing, often employed in legal or secretarial roles to quickly and accurately transcribe meetings, interviews, or court proceedings.

Example sentence: The law firm hired a skilled shorthand typist to ensure precise and efficient transcription of court hearings.

Sense 3: In various local contexts, the term "shorthand typist" can be used informally to refer to anyone who quickly types messages, notes, or texts using abbreviations or shorthand techniques.

Example sentence: She has become a shorthand typist among her friends, typing messages in short forms and abbreviations as a means of fast communication.

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