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Etymology[]

Recorded since 1597, from medieval Latin manuscriptum ‘writing by hand’, from Latin manu (the ablative of manus ‘hand’) + scriptus (the past participle of scribere ‘to write’)

Pronunciation[]

Adjective[]

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Positive
Manuscript

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  1. Which is handwritten, or by extension typewritten, as opposed to mechanical reproduction

Translations[]

Noun[]

Singular
Manuscript

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  1. A book, composition or any other document, (type)written by hand, not mechanically reproduced.
  2. A single, original copy of a book, article, composition etc, written by hand or even printed, submitted as original for (copy-editing and) reproductive publication.

Derived terms[]

  • manuscriptal
  • manuscription

Synonyms[]

Related terms[]

  • script

Translations[]

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Dutch[]

Noun[]

Manuscript n. (plural Manuscripten, diminutive Manuscriptje, diminutive plural Manuscriptjes)

  1. A manuscript, written (not printed) text or composition
  2. A manuscript submitted for reproductive publication

Synonyms[]

  • (not reproduced) handschrift n.

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