Definition of shorthand typist in English:

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shorthand typist

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

British
A typist qualified to take and transcribe shorthand.
Example sentences
  • In her late twenties my mother became (thanks to the Pitman School) a shorthand typist.
  • After leaving school at 15 she joined Barclays in 1954 as a shorthand typist.
  • Getting writer's cramp in the midst of What Maisie Knew, Henry James hired a shorthand typist and his style changed accordingly.

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