Complete Definition of "verbatim"

was wotd|2007|December|11
see|Verbatim
English

Etymology
Attested in English since 1481<ref name"EOD-etymdate&c.">Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2001 Douglas Harper</ref> (therefore considered a ME. derivation by some<ref name"AHD-etym">The <b>American Heritage<sup>®</sup> Dictionary of the English Language</b>, Fourth Edition</ref>): from ML. term|verbatim|verbÄtim||word for word|langla<ref name"EOD-etymdate&c."/><ref name"AHD-etym"/><ref name"COED-etym&RPpron">The Concise Oxford English Dictionary [Eleventh Edition]</ref><ref name"D.C-etymsuf">Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1·1)</ref>, from L. term|verbum|verb(um)||word|langla<ref name"EOD-etymdate&c."/><ref name"AHD-etym"/><ref name"COED-etym&RPpron"/><ref name"D.C-etymsuf"/> + term|-atim|-Ätim|langla, adverbial suffix<ref name"D.C-etymsuf"/>.

Pronunciation
a|RP IPA|/vÉËËbeɪtɪm/<ref name="COED-etym&RPpron"/>, SAMPA|/v3:'beItIm/
a|US IPA|/vÉËbeɪtɪm/, SAMPA|/[email protected]\`'beItIm/
audio|en-us-verbatim.ogg|Audio (US)

Adverb
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  1. Word for word; in exactly the same words as were used originally.

#: I have copied his speech and here it is, verbatim.
#* 1971: Denis Mahon, Studies in Seicento Art and Theory, p317
#*: â¦in several instances Manciniâs text is virtually reproduced verbatim by Bellori.<sup>120</sup>

Synonyms
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in so many words
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word for word
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Related terms
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gradatim
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literatim
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seriatim
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Translations
trans-top|word for word
Greek: t|el|αÏÏολεξεί|trautolexeí|scGrek
Finnish: t|fi|sananmukaisesti, t|fi|sanatarkasti, t-|fi|kirjaimellisesti, t-|fi|sanasta sanaan
Hebrew: t|he|×××× ×××××|sc=Hebr
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Icelandic: t-|is|orðrétt, t-|is|orð fyrir orð
Russian: t|ru|доÑловно|trdoslóvno|scCyrl, t|ru|Ñлово в Ñлово|trslóvo v slóvo|scCyrl
Slovene: dobesedno
Spanish: t+|es|literalmente
Swedish: t|sv|ordagrant
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Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. context|of a document correspond|Corresponding with the original word for word.

#* Date unknown: Joint Committee on Printing Congress of the United States, General Statement of Procedure for Verbatim Reporting of Proceedings in Senate Chamber, pV
#* 1917: AndreÄ­ Ivanovich Shingarev, Russia and Her Allies: Extract from the Verbatim Report of the Imperial Duma, IVâ<sup>th</sup> Session, 16â<sup>th</sup> Sitting, p3
#* 2002: Michael Quim Patton, Qualitative Research & Evaluation Methods, p381
#*: Ironically, verbatim note taking can interfere with listening attentively.

  1. context|of a person able|Able to take down a speech word for word, especially in shorthand.

#* U.S. Department of Labor's description of court reporter's job
#*: Some States require voice writers to pass a test and to earn State licensure. As a substitute for State licensure, the National Verbatim Reporters Association offers three national certifications to voice writers: Certified Verbatim Reporter (CVR), the Certificate of Merit (CM), and Real-Time Verbatim Reporter (RVR). Earning these certifications is sufficient to be licensed in States where the voice method of court reporting is permitted.

Synonyms
sense|(of a document) faithful to its original word for word

Translations
trans-top|of a document: word for word
Finnish: t-|fi|sananmukainen, t-|fi|sanatarkka, t-|fi|kirjaimellinen
Icelandic: t-|is|orðréttur|m, t-|is|orðrétt|fn
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Norwegian: t|no|ordrett
Slovene: dobeseden m, dobesedna f, dobesedno n
Spanish: t+|es|literal
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trans-top|of a person: skilled in faithful transcription
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Noun
en-noun

  1. A word-for-word report of a speech.

Translations
trans-top|word-for-word report
Finnish: t-|fi|sanatarkka t|fi|lainaus
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References
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Latin

Etymology
From term|verbum|verbum||word|langla + term|-atim|-Ätim|langla, adverbial suffix.

Pronunciation
IPA|/werËbaË.tim/

Adverb
la-adv|verbatim|verbÄtim|-

  1. #English|verbatim, word for word

Descendants
English: #English|verbatim

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