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See definition of shorthand on Dictionary.com
  • as indictation
  • as instenography
  • as inwriting

synonyms for shorthand

  • transcription
  • copy
  • correspondence
  • notes
  • record
  • stenography
  • phonography
  • stenotype
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How to use shorthand in a sentence

Hugh Newell Jacobsen’s work could be difficult to characterize and often left critics floundering for shorthand descriptions.
HUGH NEWELL JACOBSEN, AWARD-WINNING MODERNIST ARCHITECT, DIES AT 91KATHY ORTONMARCH 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Since then, GameStop has become shorthand for short investors getting “squeezed” as they scramble to cover their losses.
EVEN AFTER GAMESTOP, TESLA REMAINS THE MOST SHORTED STOCK IN THE WORLDMICHAEL J. CORENMARCH 2, 2021QUARTZ
Users celebrated their “tendies,” a shorthand for chicken tenders that meant profits.
THE GAMESTOP STOCK CRAZE IS ABOUT A POPULIST UPRISING AGAINST WALL STREET. BUT IT’S MORE COMPLICATED THAN THAT.DAVID J. LYNCHFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
So employers might consider the idea of hiring immigrants as shorthand for hiring people who’ve worked outside traditional systems to advance, who’ve grappled with trauma or uncertainty, who’ve seen some life.
WHY AN IMMIGRANT MINDSET IS SUCH A VALUABLE ASSET DURING COVIDMITRA KALITADECEMBER 2, 2020FORTUNE
They should only be used as a shorthand for personnel, not necessarily for a formation.
IN MODERN DEFENSIVE FRONTS, THE NAMES HAVE BEEN CHANGEDRICHARD JOHNSONNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The term Alexandria has become shorthand for the triumph of ignorance over the very essence of civilization.
THE STORY OF THE LIBRARY OF ALEXANDRIA IS MOSTLY A LEGEND, BUT THE LESSON OF ITS BURNING IS STILL CRUCIAL TODAYRICHARD OVENDENNOVEMBER 17, 2020TIME
By this new species of shorthand we might have embodied this very article in half a dozen sprightly etchings!
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Is it possible that money orders could be sent to someone just by using initials or some shorthand name?
WARREN COMMISSION (10 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. X (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
He takes the precaution to station a shorthand writer in a concealed part of the room.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
It seems strangely like old times to me to be making these jottings in Pitman's shorthand.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SHORTHAND

  • copy
  • correspondence
  • notes
  • record
  • shorthand
  • stenography
  • transcription
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