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Noun: copy  kó-pee
  1. (law) a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)
    - transcript
  2. A thing made to be similar or identical to another thing
    "she made a copy of the designer dress"; "the clone was a copy of its ancestor"
  3. Matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials
    - written matter
  4. Material suitable for a journalistic account
    "catastrophes make good copy"
Verb: copy  kó-pee
  1. Reproduce on paper
    "The students were made to copy the alphabet over and over"
  2. Reproduce someone's behaviour or looks
    "Children often copy their parents or older siblings";
    - imitate, simulate
  3. (biology) reproduce or make an exact copy of
    "copy the genetic information";
    - replicate
  4. Make a replica of
    "copy that drawing";
    - re-create, recreate
  5. (radio) receive a transmission successfully

Sounds like: kopje, koppie

Derived forms: copies, copied, copying

Type of: create, double, duplicate, make, material, reduplicate, repeat, replicate, representation, reproduce, text, textual matter, write, written account, written record

Part of: journalism, news media

Encyclopedia: Copy, Paste