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The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
489 words

An abbreviated, symbolic writing method that improves speed of writing and compact expression, used especially to record *dictation or discourse. ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
67 words

System of writing, used to record speech quickly. Phonetic shorthand systems first appeared during the 18th century, and the most ...

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A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, History
Length:
141 words

Shorthand is a system of writing at speed by means of abbreviations, signs, or symbols, and is therefore the opposite ...

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