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typist

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Pronunciation: /ˈtʌɪpɪst
 
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Definition of typist in English:

noun

A person who is skilled in typing, especially one who is employed for this purpose.
Example sentences
  • The firm's New York City office has approximately a hundred and fifty employees - attorneys, paralegals, administrative staff, typists, secretaries and receptionists.
  • London's large companies and their well-paid upper echelons are going to be real happy to do that to spare their receptionists, post-room workers, clerks, typists, secretaries and epsilons in general the expense.
  • A document from the National Justice Department said the alleged offenders involved clerks, prosecutors, assistant state attorneys, legal administration officers and typists.

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