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English definition of “verbatim”

verbatim

adverb uk   /vɜːˈbeɪ.tɪm/ us    /vɝːˈbeɪ.t̬əm/
using exactly the same words as were originally used: She had an amazing memory and could recall verbatim quite complex conversations.Accurate and exact
verbatim
adjective [before noun] uk   us  
a verbatim accountAccurate and exact
(Definition of verbatim from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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