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copy

  

      n   pl   , copies  
1    an imitation or reproduction of an original  
2    a single specimen of something that occurs in a multiple edition, such as a book, article, etc.  
3   
a    matter to be reproduced in print  
b    written matter or text as distinct from graphic material in books, newspapers, etc.  
4    the words used to present a promotional message in an advertisement  
5      (Journalism, informal)   suitable material for an article or story  
disasters are always good copy     
6    Archaic   a model to be copied, esp. an example of penmanship  
      vb   , copies, copying, copied  
7    when tr, often foll by: out   to make a copy or reproduction of (an original)  
8    tr   to imitate as a model  
9    intr   to imitate unfairly  
     (C14: from Medieval Latin copia an imitation, something copied, from Latin: abundance, riches; see copious)  


camera-ready copy  
      n     (Printing)   type matter ready to be photographed for plate-making without further alteration,   (Also called)    mechanical  
carbon copy  
      n  
1    a duplicate copy of writing, typewriting, or drawing obtained by using carbon paper,   (Often shortened to)    carbon  
2    Informal   a person or thing that is identical or very similar to another  
Chinese copy  
      n   an exact copy of an original  
copy desk  
      n     (Journalism)   a desk where copy is edited  
copy-edit  
      vb     (Journalism, etc.)   to prepare (copy) for printing by styling, correcting, etc.  
  copy editor      n  
copy taster  
      n   a person who selects or approves text for publication, esp. in a periodical  
copy typist  
      n   a typist whose job is to type from written or typed drafts rather than dictation  
fair copy  
      n   a clean copy of a document on which all corrections have been made  
hard copy  
      n   computer output printed on paper, as contrasted with machine-readable output such as magnetic tape  
knocking copy  
      n   advertising or publicity material designed to denigrate a competing product  
review copy  
      n   a copy of a book sent by a publisher to a journal, newspaper, etc., to enable it to be reviewed  
show copy  
      n     (Films)   a positive print of a film for use at an important presentation such as a premiere  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
toilet
for ladies
n.
one who designs a room interior
exp.
there is something really obvious that no one talks about
q.
This expression means it is better to let one's emotions out, rather than bottled up inside. It is also often said when someone has gas.
this is just something my grandmother would say in cajun french
n.
intentional copy and use of a software product without the permission of its owner
[Tech.];[Leg.]

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