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Definition of amanuensis noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    amanuensis

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//əˌmænyuˈɛnsəs//
     
    (pl. amanuenses
    NAmE//‑siz//
     
    )
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1a person who writes down your words when you cannot write, for example if you are injured and have an exam
  2. 2an assistant, especially one who writes or types for someone
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