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Verbatim refers to a literal record or a word-for-word quotation. Verbatim functions as an adjective and an adverb.
- The transcript of the undercover officer’s tape gave a verbatim account of everything the blackmailer said. [adjective]
- The Royal Commission’s discussions were recorded verbatim and published on the Internet. [adverb]
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