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respeaker
 n.— «In live closed-captioned broadcasts, staffers called respeakers translate the original audio content into speech-recognition software that creates the closed captions.» —“NHK to add closed captions to Olympics” Yomiuri Shimbun (Japan) Aug. 13, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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