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typist

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈtaɪpɪst/ old-fashioned
someone who types (= writes using a machine) Occupations and tradesOffice practices
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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