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transcribe in Linguistics topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtranscribetran‧scribe /trænˈskraɪb/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 WRITEto write down something exactly as it was said 🔊 A secretary transcribed the witnesses’ statements.2 COPYto write an exact copy of something 🔊 He had been asked to transcribe an ancient manuscript.3 technicalSL to represent speech sounds with phonetic symbols4 formalSL to change a piece of writing into the alphabet of another languagetranscribe something into something 🔊 The book has been transcribed into braille.5 APMto arrange a piece of music for a different instrument or voicetranscribe something for something 🔊 a piece transcribed for piano6 TCRCOPY technical to copy recorded music, speech etc from one system to another, for example from tape to CD→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
transcribeThe phone conversations were transcribed and sent to the FBI.Tens of thousands of pages of testimony were transcribed at a cost of $ 2. 50 a page.Fleck has transcribed Bach for the banjo.Not that Vea merely transcribed every memory and called it a novel.The conversation had been transcribed into phonetic script.Secretaries were busy transcribing medical records.I go back, and this time I find my way into nondescript offices below ground where priests are transcribing notes.I also got really specific about the phrasing and how I could transcribe that on to the guitar.I record my business letters, and my secretary transcribes them.One copy should be used for transcribing your notes as previously discussed.