Definition of 'manuscript'
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My father read the manuscript of this book as he has those of my previous books. THE GUARDSMEN (2004)It devotes a gallery to displays of original manuscripts. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Most Greek manuscripts have the story but not the oldest manuscripts. Christianity Today (2000)The collection he leaves behind extends to 2,500 rare printed books and manuscripts. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The August deadline for that book manuscript is looming. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When she handed in the manuscript, he was shocked by its content and turned it down. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Many of these printed books were based on the manuscript books which generations of families would contribute to and alter according to their own tastes. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)I take in the original manuscripts, family portraits and cases containing study specimens in the period furnished rooms. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The manuscript is handwritten in French and German and includes notes about political and economic theory. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Besides books and manuscripts, engravings and photographs, there are some more unexpected objects on show in the exhibition. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
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Translations for 'manuscript'
British English: manuscript /ˈmænjʊˌskrɪpt/ NOUN
A manuscript is a handwritten or typed document, especially a writer's first version of a book before it is published.
He has seen a manuscript of the book.
- American English: manuscript
- Arabic: مَخْطُوطٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: manuscrito
- Chinese: 手稿
- Croatian: rukopis
- Czech: rukopis
- Danish: manuskript
- Dutch: manuscript
- European Spanish: manuscrito
- Finnish: käsin kirjoitettu teos
- French: manuscript
- German: Manuskript
- Greek: χειρόγραφο
- Italian: manoscritto
- Japanese: 原稿
- Korean: 원고 쓰다
- Norwegian: manuskript
- Polish: rękopis
- European Portuguese: manuscrito
- Romanian: manuscris
- Russian: манускрипт
- Spanish: manuscrito
- Swedish: manus
- Thai: หนังสือที่เขียนด้วยลายมือ
- Turkish: elyazması
- Ukrainian: манускрипт
- Vietnamese: bản viết tay
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