typist Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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typistnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtaɪ.pɪst/
used to say how good someone is at ​typing: I'm a ​poor typist. old-fashioned a ​person whose ​job is to typeletters, ​reports, and other ​documents
(Definition of typist from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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typistnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtaɪpɪst/
someone whose ​job is to ​produceletters, ​reports, etc. using a ​computer or ​typewriter
(Definition of typist from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “typist”
in Arabic طابع عَلى آلة كاتِبة…
in Korean 타이피스트, 타자수…
in Portuguese datilógrafo, -a, digitador…
in Catalan mecanògraf, -a…
in Japanese タイピスト…
in Chinese (Simplified) 打字员…
in Turkish daktilo, daktilo yazan kimse, yazıcı…
in Russian машинистка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 打字員…
in Italian dattilografo, -a…
in Polish maszynistka…
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