What does amanuensis mean?

amanuensis meaning in General Dictionary

you whose work will be compose what another dictates or even duplicate exactly what another has actually written

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  • some body talented inside transcription of speech (especially dictation)
  • someone whose work would be to compose exactly what another dictates, or even to duplicate just what another has written.

amanuensis meaning in Urban Dictionary

one employed to write from dictation orto duplicate manuscript.


amanuensis meaning in Law Dictionary

a person who writes on the part of another whatever lie dictates.


amanuensis meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"one whom takes dictation," 1610s, from Latin amanuensis "adjective made use of as a noun," from servus a manu "assistant," virtually "servant from the hand," from a "from" + manu, ablative of manus "hand" (see manual (adj.)).


amanuensis - German to English

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amanuensis meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A person whose employment would be to compose just what another dictates, or even to duplicate exactly what another has actually written.


Sentence Examples with the word amanuensis

Tiro, the amanuensis of Cicero; Hyginus, the librarian of Augustus; Livius Andronicus, Caecilius, Statius, Terence, Publilius Syrus, Phaedrus and Epictetus.

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