I looked up the word verbatim

ver·ba·tim [ver-bey-tim] Pronunciation KeyShow IPA Pronunciation

–adverb

1. in exactly the same words; word for word: to repeat something verbatim.

–adjective

2. corresponding word for word to the original source or text: a verbatim record of the proceedings.
3. skilled at recording or noting down speeches, proceedings, etc., with word-for-word accuracy: a verbatim stenographer.

 


[Origin: 1475–85; < ML verbātim, equiv. to verb(um) word + -ātim adv. suffix]

Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1)
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2006.

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