Pronunciation: (man'yu-skript"), [key]
1. the original text of an author's work, handwritten or now usually typed, that is submitted to a publisher.
2. any text not printed.
3. a book or document written before the invention of printing.
4. writing, as distinguished from print.
handwritten or typed, not professionally printed.
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