court reporter
court reporter n: a stenographer who records and transcribes a verbatim report of all proceedings in a court of law

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

court reporter
n.
A person trained and certified to record testimony at trial or at a deposition and produce an official transcript of it.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


court reporter
The person who records every word that is said during official court proceedings (hearings and trials) and depositions, and who prepares a written transcript of those proceedings upon the request of the judge or a party.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


court reporter
n. A person (often certified) who makes, by stenography, electronic recording devices, or other means, a verbatim record of all that is said in a trial, deposition, or similar proceeding and from which, if requested (and usually for a fee), a transcript can be prepared.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


court reporter
A person who transcribes by shorthand or stenographically takes down testimony during court proceedings, a deposition, or other trial-related proceeding.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • Court reporter — This article is about humans who transcribe formal, often sworn proceedings. For persons who administer the publishing of court decisions, see Reporter of decisions. Historical 1965 ad of Stenotype Career A court reporter, stenotype reporter,… …   Wikipedia

  • court reporter — noun : a stenographer who records and transcribes a verbatim report of all proceedings in a law court * * * a stenographer employed to record and transcribe an official verbatim record of the legal proceedings of a court. [1890 95, Amer.] * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • court reporter — court re porter n someone whose job is to record everything that is said during a court case …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • court reporter — court′ report′er n. law a stenographer employed to record the proceedings of a court • Etymology: 1890–95, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • court reporter — A person who transcribes by shorthand, stenographically takes down, or electronically records testimony during court proceedings, or at trial related proceedings such as depositions. If an appeal is to be taken wherein an official record is… …   Black's law dictionary

  • court reporter — A person who transcribes by shorthand, stenographically takes down, or electronically records testimony during court proceedings, or at trial related proceedings such as depositions. If an appeal is to be taken wherein an official record is… …   Black's law dictionary

  • court reporter — /ˈkɔt rəpɔtə/ (say kawt ruhpawtuh) noun 1. Also, court recorder. a person whose job is to record the proceedings of a court or court related hearing, using handwritten shorthand, a stenotype machine or sound equipment. 2. a news reporter… …   Australian English dictionary

  • court reporter — noun A person whose occupation is to transcribe spoken or recorded speech into written form, typically using a stenotype or stenomask to produce official transcripts of court hearings, depositions and other official proceedings. Syn: stenotype… …   Wiktionary

  • court reporter — one who records what is said and occurred during a trial; news reporter who writes about legal and court cases …   English contemporary dictionary

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