/stəˈnɒg rə fər/
a person who specializes in taking dictation in shorthand.
) Brit equivalent:
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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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.
Services of a certified translator, court reporter or stenographer available.
If a stenographer took minutes of the trial, appellant must pay the fees to have them transcribed.
Generally, question and answer statements are recorded by a stenographer or on sound recording equipment.