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Manuscript vs. Cursive

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Main Difference

The main difference between Manuscript and Cursive is that the Manuscript is a document written by hand and Cursive is a style of penmanship in which some characters are written joined together in a flowing manner, generally for the purpose of making writing faster

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  • Manuscript (adjective)

    handwritten, or by extension manually typewritten, as opposed to being mechanically reproduced.

  • Manuscript (noun)

    A book, composition or any other document, written by hand (or manually typewritten), not mechanically reproduced.

  • Manuscript (noun)

    A single, original copy of a book, article, composition etc, written by hand or even printed, submitted as original for (copy-editing and) reproductive publication.

  • Cursive (adjective)

    Running; flowing.

  • Cursive (adjective)

    Having successive letters joined together.

  • Cursive (adjective)

    Of or relating to a grammatical aspect relating to an action that occurs in a straight line (in space or time).

  • Cursive (noun)

    A cursive character, letter or font.

  • Cursive (noun)

    A manuscript written in cursive characters.

  • Cursive (noun)

    Writing style.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Manuscript (adjective)

    Written with or by the hand; not printed; as, a manuscript volume.

  • Manuscript (noun)

    An original literary or musical composition written by the author, formerly with the hand, now usually by typewriter or word processor. It is contrasted with a printed copy.

  • Manuscript (noun)

    Writing, as opposed to print; as, the book exists only in manuscript.

  • Cursive (adjective)

    Running; flowing.

  • Cursive (noun)

    A character used in cursive writing.

  • Cursive (noun)

    A manuscript, especially of the New Testament, written in small, connected characters or in a running hand; - opposed to uncial.

Webster Dictionary
  • Manuscript (noun)

    the form of a literary work submitted for publication

  • Manuscript (noun)

    handwritten book or document

  • Cursive (noun)

    rapid handwriting in which letters are set down in full and cursively connected within words without lifting the writing implement from the paper

  • Cursive (adjective)

    having successive letter joined together;

    "cursive script"

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