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Pronunciation:  'manyu`skript

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the form of a literary work submitted for publication
  2. [n]  handwritten book or document

MANUSCRIPT is a 10 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: holograph, ms
 See Also: autograph, codex, palimpsest, piece of writing, roll, scroll, writing, written material



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Man"u*script\, a. [L. manu scriptus. See {Manual},
    and {Scribe}.]
    Written with or by the hand; not printed; as, a manuscript
  2. \Man"u*script\, n. [LL. manuscriptum, lit., something
    written with the hand. See {Manuscript}, a.]
    1. A literary or musical composition written with the hand,
       as distinguished from a printed copy.
    2. Writing, as opposed to print; as, the book exists only in
       manuscript. --Craik.
    Note: The word is often abbreviated to MS., plural MSS.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are writing a manuscript means fears in not accomplishing your greatest desires. Dreaming that your manuscript is rejected by a publisher indicates that you will experience temporary hopelessness. Once you overcome this period, your hopes will eventually be realized. Dreaming that a manuscript is on fire means that your own hard work will result in profit and a rise in the social ladder.
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