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Someone who is employed to write what another person dictates or to copy what has been written by another person; such as, a secretary or a stenographer. (1)
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amanuensis (s) (noun), amanuenses (pl)
1. A person who is employed to write down what someone dictates or to copy what has been written by another person; a secretary: The CEO always said that his amanuensis was the key to the organizational skills and success of his business.
2. A writer's assistant with research and secretarial duties: Iva was able to pay for her university expenses by being an amanuensis for one of her history professors.
3.Etymology: from Latin amanuensis, from the phrase servus a manu, "a servant from the hand"; that is, "a servant writing from dictation" or "secretary"; composed of a, "from" + manual, "hand".
A secretary who takes dictation.
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