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typist

noun [C] uk   /ˈtaɪ.pɪst/ us  
used to say how good someone is at typing: I'm a poor typist. old-fashioned a person whose job is to type letters, reports, and other documents
Translations of “typist”
in Korean 타이피스트, 타자수…
in Arabic طابع عَلى آلة كاتِبة…
in Portuguese datilógrafo, -a, digitador…
in Catalan mecanògraf, -a…
in Japanese タイピスト…
in Italian dattilografo, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 打字員…
in Russian машинистка…
in Turkish daktilo, daktilo yazan kimse, yazıcı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 打字员…
in Polish maszynistka…
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