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transcribe something from someone or something

to write something down from an audible source. We transcribed the folktales from authentic storytellers. I transcribed the tale from an old phonograph recording.
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transcribe something in something

1. to transliterate one alphabet into another. Can you translate these roman-ized Korean words into the Korean script? We had to transcribe the entire novel into Cyrillic.
2. to represent speech sounds in a phonetic transcription. The editor wanted the pronunciation transcribed in dictionary-style phonetics. It is much easier to transcribe the material in the International Phonetic Alphabet.
3. to write something down in something. Please transcribe this list of names in your notebook. I can't read what is transcribed in my book.
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Of the 24 NLS-certified participants, two were teachers of students with visual impairments, three were transcribers-paraeducators, one was a paraeducator, and the remaining 18 were transcribers.
She enrolled in college and within one year of joining the braille program, Brewer earned both her certification as a literary braille transcriber and her associate degree.
By delivering to the Spanish market, we generate new jobs for Spanish speakers amongst our crowd of transcribers.
She worked as a medical transcriber for the Fallon Clinic for many years, having previously worked in administration at the former Worcester City Hospital.
Although a braille transcriber is required to acquire certification through the National Library of Congress to transcribe textbooks in braille, there is no similar certification process for the creation of tactile graphics.
The signs are just wrong and it looks silly having a National Cycle Route sign with a No Cycling sign right next to it," said the retired Braille transcriber and grandfatherof-one.
Having been defeated and captured, he told his story of resisting settler encroachment to an interpreter and transcriber, resulting in the volume reproduced here.
Performing will be Meg Graf, a versatile musician, who is a member of a Dixieland combo, a soloist, an accompanist and a transcriber and arranger of all forms of music.
Iaco ab Dewi was born in Llandysul but spent most of his life at Llanllawddog, Carmarthenshire, where he became well known as an influential collector and transcriber of manuscripts.
The name of the transcriber or arranger is not mentioned.
The office employs 14 people; six devote all their time to the business side of things - an office manager, three clerks to handle insurance and collections, a receptionist, and a transcriber (because all chart notes are dictated).
Joyce has been a volunteer Braille transcriber for 25 years.
or studying for her new career as a medical transcriber.
The five-lesson course was written by musician and braille music transcriber Ruth Rozen.