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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.