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(skrīb), Jewish scholar and teacher (called in Hebrew, Soferim) of law as based upon the Old Testament and accumulated traditions. The work of the scribes laid the basis for the Oral Law, as distinct from the Written Law of the Torah. The period of their activity is in doubt. They may have been active from the time of Ezra (c.444 B.C.) to that of Simeon the Just. In Talmudic literature, the term may be applied to any interpreter of the Law from Moses to the period just before the compilation of the MishnaMishna
, in Judaism, codified collection of Oral Law—legal interpretations of portions of the biblical books of Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy and other legal material. Together with the Gemara, or Amoraic commentary on the Mishna, it comprises the Talmud.
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1. Old Testament a recognized scholar and teacher of the Jewish Law
2. Judaism a man qualified to write certain documents in accordance with religious requirements

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Augustin Eugène . 1791--1861, French author or coauthor of over 350 vaudevilles, comedies, and libretti for light opera

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Though scribes are not new to doctors' offices in Texas, so many physicians' practices and emergency rooms are now hiring them that local staffing companies are expanding at breakneck pace, and at least one community college is offering a new program to get students certified to help doctors fill out the health records.
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Other duties of medical scribes might typically include locating information for the physician to review or researching information requested by the physician.
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Even the Indian scribes were told ahead of every press conference that not too many questions would be entertained," he said.
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The scribe was seen patiently waiting for the coach to come to the lobby of the Coventry Hilton Hotel.
The Revolt of the Scribe in Modern Italian Literature is much more than twelve brief monographs on as many writers from Foscolo to Bertolucci and Rosselli.
In Songs, Scribes, and Society: The History and Reception ofthe Loire Valley Chansonniers, Jane Alden considers the five "Loire Valley Chansonniers" not merely as sources of music but as cultural artifacts themselves.
The demand for scribes has boomed as hospitals and the federal government have pushed balky doctors to use EMRs.
As well as being used in exam conditions scribes are also allocated to write or type up on a computer students' course-work.
The scribes functioned as a high-class sort of temple legal scholars.