stenographer

[stuh-nog-ruh-fer]
noun
a person who specializes in taking dictation in shorthand.
Also, stenographist.


Origin:
1790–1800, Americanism; stenograph + -er1

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

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Example sentences
My mom's a court stenographer and she's practiced for years taking down exactly what people say.
Some towns spring for a stenographer or taping system, and some justices try to scrawl notes while they preside.
When the opposing attorney asked whether she had written a certain letter, she
  replied that she was not a stenographer.
For example, a stenographer who is given a course in stenography is engaged in
  an activity to make her a better stenographer.
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