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copy (plural copies)
- The result of copying (confer original); an identical duplication.
- Please bring me the copies of those reports.
- An imitation, sometimes of inferior quality.
- That handbag is a copy. You can tell because the buckle is different.
- (journalism) The text that is to be typeset.
- (journalism) A gender-neutral abbreviation for copy boy
- (marketing) The output of copywriters, who are employed to write material which encourages consumers to buy goods or services.
- (uncountable) The text of newspaper articles.
- Submit all copy to the appropriate editor.
- A school work pad.
- Tim got in trouble for forgetting his maths copy.
- A printed edition of a book or magazine.
- Have you seen the latest copy of "Newsweek" yet?
- carbon copy
Derived terms 
result of copying; an identical duplication
imitation of inferior quality
journalism: text that is to be typeset
marketing: output of copywriter
text of a newspaper article
printed edition of a book or magazine
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- (transitive) To produce an object identical to a given object.
- Please copy these reports for me
- (transitive, computing) To place a copy of an object in memory for later use.
- First copy the files, and then paste them in another directory.
- (transitive) To imitate.
- Don't copy my dance moves.
- Mom, he's copying me!
- (transitive) (radio) Receive a transmission successfully.
- Do you copy?
- See also Wikisaurus:imitate
Derived terms 
produce something identical
place a copy in memory
Related terms 
- IPA: /ˈkopy/
- Hyphenation: co‧py
Declension of copy (type valo)