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shorthand

noun [U] uk   /ˈʃɔːt.hænd/  us   /ˈʃɔːrt-/ (also stenography)
a system of fast writing that uses lines and simple signs to represent words and phrases: Their conversations were taken down in shorthand by a secretary.
Translations of “shorthand”
in Chinese (Traditional) 速記(法)…
in Russian стенография…
in Turkish steno, stenografi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 速记(法)…
in Polish stenografia…
(Definition of shorthand from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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