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ste·nog·ra·phy

 (stə-nŏg′rə-fē)
n.
1. The art or process of writing in shorthand.
2. Material transcribed in shorthand.

sten′o·graph′ic (stĕn′ə-grăf′ĭk), sten′o·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
sten′o·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
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stenography

(stəˈnɒɡrəfɪ)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the act or process of writing in shorthand by hand or machine
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) matter written in shorthand
stenographic, ˌstenoˈgraphical adj
ˌstenoˈgraphically adv
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ste•nog•ra•phy

(stəˈnɒg rə fi)

n.
the art of writing in shorthand.
[1602; < Greek stenó(s) narrow, close, confined + -graphy]
sten•o•graph•ic (ˌstɛn əˈgræf ɪk) adj.
sten`o•graph′i•cal•ly, adv.
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stenography

the art of writing in shorthand. — stenographer, stenographist, n.stenographic, stenographical, adj.
See also: Writing
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stenography - a method of writing rapidlystenography - a method of writing rapidly    
handwriting, script, hand - something written by hand; "she recognized his handwriting"; "his hand was illegible"
2.stenography - the act or art of writing in shorthand; "stenography is no longer a marketable skill"
handwriting - the activity of writing by hand; "handwriting can be slow and painful for one with arthritis"
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Translations

stenography

[steˈnɒgrəfɪ] N (US) → taquigrafía f, estenografía f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

stenography

[stəˈnɒgrəfi] n (US)sténographie f, sténo f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

stenography

n (form)Stenografie f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

stenography

[stɛˈnɒgrəfɪ] n (Am) → stenografia
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References in classic literature ?
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.
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. With a snappy "Good-morning, Pitcher," Maxwell dashed at his desk as though he were intending to leap over it, and then plunged into the great heap of letters and telegrams waiting there for him.
The young lady had been Maxwell's stenographer for a year.
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.
"Young fellow, stenographer, used to do your letters last summer going in and out on the train."
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.
She had learned stenogra- phy and through the influence of her husband's friends got the position of court stenographer at the county seat.
She had been to business college and was a dandy stenographer. Maybe Uncle Martin could help her get located in Fallon.
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. Martin wrote immediately, begging the editor to cease publishing the lyrics and to return them to him.
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.