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phonography

[foh-nog-ruh-fee] /foʊˈnɒg rə fi/
noun, plural phonographies for 2.
1.
phonetic spelling, writing, or shorthand.
2.
a system of phonetic shorthand, as that invented by Sir Isaac Pitman in 1837.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; phono- + -graphy
Related forms
phonographer, phonographist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for phonographer

phonography

/fəʊˈnɒɡrəfɪ/
noun
1.
a writing system that represents sounds by individual symbols Compare logography
2.
the employment of such a writing system
Derived Forms
phonographer, phonographist, noun
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