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From Latin transcriptum, from transcribere.


  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtɹanskɹɪpt/
  • (US, Canada) IPA(key): /ˈtɹænskɹɪpt/
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transcript (plural transcripts)

  1. Something which has been transcribed; a writing or composition consisting of the same words as the original; a written copy.
  2. A copy of any kind; an imitation.
    • (Can we date this quote by Glanvill and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      The Grecian learning was but a transcript of the Chaldean and Egyptian.
  3. A written version of what was said orally
    the transcript of a trial
  4. (genetics) A sequence of RNA produced by transcription
  5. (education) An inventory of the courses taken and grades earned of a student alleged throughout a course.

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