stenographer


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ste·nog·ra·pher

 (stə-nŏg′rə-fər)
n.
One skilled in stenography, especially one employed to transcribe court proceedings verbatim.

stenographer

(stəˈnɒɡrəfə) or

stenographist

n
(Professions)
a. chiefly US and Canadian a person skilled in the use of shorthand and in typing. Brit equivalent: shorthand typist
b. a person with these skills whose job it is to record verbatim everything that is said during a court case

ste•nog•ra•pher

(stəˈnɒg rə fər)

n.
a person who specializes in taking dictation in shorthand.
[1790–1800, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stenographer - someone skilled in the transcription of speech (especially dictation)stenographer - someone skilled in the transcription of speech (especially dictation)
secretarial assistant, secretary - an assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization
Translations

stenographer

[steˈnɒgrəfəʳ] N (US) → taquígrafo/a m/f, estenógrafo/a m/f

stenographer

[stəˈnɒgrəfər] n (US)sténographe mf

stenographer

n (US form) → Stenograf(in) m(f)

stenographer

[stɛˈnɒgrəfəʳ] n (Am) → stenografo/a
References in classic literature ?
She had learned stenogra- phy and through the influence of her husband's friends got the position of court stenographer at the county seat.
Young fellow, stenographer, used to do your letters last summer going in and out on the train.
But that, on the part of a stenographer, in the presence of the Wisest Man in Wall Street, was not unnatural.
She had been to business college and was a dandy stenographer.
Between 1 May, when she stepped off the train, and 16 May, when she received Eddy Moore's letter containing the information that he had found her a post as stenographer in the office of Joe Rendal, it had changed Mary Hill quite remarkably.
He knew her as "Miss Mason," and that was all, though he was aware that as a stenographer she seemed quick and accurate.
Had it happened any other time it would have passed unnoticed, but, fresh from the tilt with his stenographer, Daylight was struck immediately by the Englishman's I shall.
He could not believe that a sane editor could be guilty of such maltreatment, and his favorite hypothesis was that his poems must have been doctored by the office boy or the stenographer.
When Dave was shown into the private office, he was still in the belligerent frame of mind, but when he saw a large fair man whirl in a revolving chair from dictating to a stenographer to face him, Dave's demeanor abruptly changed.
Pitcher, confidential clerk in the office of Harvey Maxwell, broker, allowed a look of mild interest and surprise to visit his usually expressionless countenance when his employer briskly entered at half past nine in company with his young lady stenographer.
A steady stream of employees was pouring through the gate--employees of the higher sort, at this hour, clerks and stenographers and such.
The city seemed crowded with inexperienced stenographers and typewriters, and they had nothing but their own inexperience to offer.