verbatim

verbatim
1. adverb /vɜːˈbeɪtɪm,vɚˈbeɪtɪm/
Word for word; in exactly the same words as were used originally.

I have copied his speech and here it is, verbatim.

Syn: in so many words, word for word
See Also: gradatim, literatim, seriatim
2. adjective /vɜːˈbeɪtɪm,vɚˈbeɪtɪm/
a) Corresponding with the original word for word.

Ironically, verbatim note taking can interfere with listening attentively.

b) Able to take down a speech word for word, especially in shorthand.

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.

3. noun /vɜːˈbeɪtɪm,vɚˈbeɪtɪm/
A word-for-word report of a speech.

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  • verbatim — I adjective exact, following the letter, literal, precise, true to the letter, word for word II adverb chapter and verse, in the same words, literally, literatim, strictly to the letter, to the letter, word for word III index accurate …   Law dictionary

  • verbatim — late 15c., from M.L. verbatim word for word, from L. verbum word (see VERB (Cf. verb)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • verbatim — [vər bāt′əm] adv. [LME < ML < L verbum,WORD] word for word; in exactly the same words adj. following the original word for word [a verbatim account] …   English World dictionary

  • verbatim — meaning ‘word for word’, is pronounced ver bay tim …   Modern English usage

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