Amanuensis - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˌmænjuˈensɪs|  American pronunciation of the word amanuensis
Brit.  |əˌmanjʊˈɛnsɪs|  British pronunciation of the word amanuensis

noun

- someone skilled in the transcription of speech (especially dictation) (syn: stenographer)

Examples

...thanks to the efforts of his dutiful amanuensis, copies of most of the author's letters and unpublished manuscripts have been preserved...

Word forms

noun
singular: amanuensis
plural: amanuenses
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