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tachygraphy

[ta-kig-ruh-fee, tuh-] /tæˈkɪg rə fi, tə-/
noun
1.
shorthand, especially the ancient Greek and Roman handwriting used for rapid stenography and writing.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; tachy- + -graphy
Related forms
tachygrapher, tachygraphist, noun
tachygraphic
[tak-i-graf-ik] /ˌtæk ɪˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
tachygraphical, adjective
tachygraphically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for tachygraphy

tachygraphy

/tæˈkɪɡrəfɪ/
noun
1.
shorthand, esp as used in ancient Rome or Greece
Derived Forms
tachygrapher, tachygraphist, noun
tachygraphic (ˌtækɪˈɡræfɪk) adjective
tachygraphically, adverb
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