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shorthand typist

Translation of shorthand typist in Spanish:

noun

  • (British English)
    taquimecanógrafo, (-fa) (masculine, feminine)
    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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