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Dictionary definition for: Copy

1. (n) a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)

2. (v) copy down as is; "The students were made to copy the alphabet over and over"

3. (n) a secondary representation of an original; "she made a copy of the designer dress"

4. (v) reproduce someone''s behavior or looks; "The mime imitated the passers-by" "Children often copy their parents or older siblings"

5. (n) matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials

6. (v) biology: reproduce or make an exact copy of; "replicate the cell" "copy the genetic information"

7. (n) material suitable for a journalistic account; "catastrophes make good copy"

8. (v) make a replica of; "copy that drawing" "re-create a picture by Rembrandt"

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