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Definitions for amanuensis
əˌmæn yuˈɛn sɪsamanu·en·sis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stenographer, amanuensis, shorthand typistnoun

    someone skilled in the transcription of speech (especially dictation)


  1. amanuensisnoun

    One employed to take dictation, or copy manuscripts

    Etymology: From amanuensis, from ab + manus, "by hand".

  2. amanuensisnoun

    A clerk, secretary or stenographer, or scribe.

    Etymology: From amanuensis, from ab + manus, "by hand".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Amanuensisnoun

    a person whose employment is to write what another dictates, or to copy what another has written

    Etymology: [L., fr. a, ab + manus hand.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Amanuensis

    a-man-ū-en′sis, n. one who writes to dictation: a copyist: a secretary:—pl. Amanuen′sēs. [L.—ab, from, and manus, the hand.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of amanuensis in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of amanuensis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  • Sekretär, Schreiber, Sekretärin, SchreiberinGerman
  • amanuenseSpanish
  • sténographe, secretaire, copieurFrench
  • लिपिकारHindi
  • amanuenseItalian
  • amanuensisHebrew
  • アマヌンシスJapanese
  • kopïist, schrijver op dictaat, secretaris, stenograafDutch

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