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verb type pronunciation in British English /taɪp/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theytype
he/she/ittypes
present participletyping
past tensetyped
past participletyped
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to write something using a keyboard

    I didn't know you could type.

    He can type 40 words a minute.

    She handed me a typed letter from her employer.

  2. 2
    [transitive] science, medical to find out what group a person or thing belongs to, especially by means of medical or scientific tests

    This test helps in typing the organism that causes the disease.

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