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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlonghandlong‧hand /ˈlɒŋhænd $ ˈlɒːŋ-/ noun [uncountable]  WRITEif you write something in longhand, you write it by hand using complete words, rather than typing it or using special short forms of wordsshorthand
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longhandAn example would be writing a book in longhand instead of learning to use a word processor.The document had become the classic of dissent for these young men, each copy painstakingly written out in longhand.The memories crowded in around me as I sat with a nice cup of steaming hot water, writing in longhand.In theory, all these tasks could be done by conventional methods, i.e. paste-up, longhand correction, etc.So she pushed herself, sometimes writing longhand, sometimes on a word processor.This mode of writing is familiar, particularly if you grew up writing longhand.
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