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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A method of writing rapidly adj. - Written in abbreviated or symbolic form.

Usage examples (39)
  • shorthand notes
  • It's as if this shorthand is providing easier and quicker means of communication.
  • But in a sound bite, commets-laden online culture, a level of shorthand is required.
  • Later on, I found the strength to disobey and became a specialist in shorthand writing. for more
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