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tran·script / ˈtranˌskript/ • n. a written or printed version of material originally presented in another medium. ∎  Biochem. a length of RNA or DNA that has been transcribed respectively from a DNA or RNA template. ∎  an official record of a student's work, showing courses taken and grades achieved.DERIVATIVES: tran·scrip·tive / ˌtranˈskriptiv/ adj.


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A generic term for any kind of copy, particularly an official or certified representation of the record of what took place in a court during a trial or other legal proceeding.

A transcript of record is the printed record of the proceedings and pleadings of a case, required by the appellate court for a review of the history of the case.

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