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Related to stenos: narrowing, coronary stenosis


(word root) short
Examples of words with the root steno-: stenographer
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n. pl. sten·os
1. A stenographer.
2. Stenography.
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n, pl stenos
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) informal US and Canadian short for stenographer
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(ˈstɛn oʊ)

n., pl. sten•os.
1. a stenographer.
2. stenography.
[1910–15; by shortening]
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The aggrieved employees including hawkers, stenos, readers and other low cadre employees of the district judiciary, in a joint statement, said they were facing difficulty in meeting their expenditures from their meager salaries.
All the other government institutions have promoted LDCs, UDCs, assistants, stenos, and personal secretaries have been upgraded but NEPRA failed to do so, the employees maintained.
(11.) Graves SR, Stewart L, Stenos J, Stewart RS, Schmidt E, Hudson S, et al.
(3.) Bouyer DH, Stenos J, Crocquet-Valdes P, Moron CG, Popov VL, Zavala-Velazquez JE, et al.