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transcribe

Pronunciation: /trænˈskraɪb; trænˈskraɪb; trɑːn-/

Translation of transcribe in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [music/speech/shorthand] transcribir* to transcribe sth phonetically hacer* una transcripción fonética de algo, transcribir* algo fonéticamente
    Example sentences
    • When the sun was three-fourths of the way down, I began to write, scribbling furiously to finish transcribing my thoughts before the light was lost altogether and we met as a group.
    • Her speeches were never transcribed - at least during her stay abroad - and were never distributed adequately to the public.
    • All interviews were then transcribed verbatim (with the exception of minor phrases such as ‘uh-huh’).
    Example sentences
    • Finally one day Jeanne got tired of trying to transcribe my notes that were scribbled on numerous bits of paper in longhand.
    • In the seminary classroom I taught relative clauses by transcribing examples of Kiswahili sentences on the blackboard with their English equivalents.
    • Should I, perhaps, apply more editorial distance when transcribing my notes to your page?
    Example sentences
    • In those early years he would frequently transcribe orchestral music for the organ.
    • They also transcribed music for the instrument from many sources, most notably the harpsichord, violin and piano.
    • Liszt developed a physical virtuosity for the instrument and transcribed for it, sacrificing musical subtlety to an astonishing mechanical technique.
    1.2 [Audio] grabar

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