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Noun: copyright  'kó-pee,rIt
  1. A document granting exclusive right to publish and sell literary, musical or artistic work
    - right of first publication
Verb: copyright  'kó-pee,rIt
  1. Secure a copyright on a written work
    "did you copyright your manuscript?"

Derived forms: copyrighted, copyrights, copyrighting

Type of: document, legal right, papers, procure, secure, written document

Encyclopedia: Copyright, Designs and Patent 1988