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[ kop-ee ]
/ 藞k蓲p i /
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noun, plural cop路ies, for 1, 2, 8, 10.
verb (used with object), cop路ied, cop路y路ing.
verb (used without object), cop路ied, cop路y路ing.
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Idioms about copy

    copy the mail, Citizens Band Radio Slang. mail1 (def. 11).

Origin of copy

First recorded in 1300鈥50; Middle English copie (from Anglo-French ) from Medieval Latin c艒pia 鈥渁bundance, something copied,鈥 Latin: 鈥渨ealth, abundance鈥; see copious; (def. 18) originally a children's game, from the phrase copy the leader

synonym study for copy

14. See imitate.

OTHER WORDS FROM copy

pre路cop路y, noun, plural pre路cop路ies, verb (used with object), pre路cop路ied, pre路cop路y路ing.re路cop路y, verb (used with object), re路cop路ied, re路cop路y路ing.un路cop路ied, adjectivewell-copied, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for copy

copy
/ (藞k蓲p瑟) /

noun plural copies
verb copies, copying or copied

Word Origin for copy

C14: from Medieval Latin c艒pia an imitation, something copied, from Latin: abundance, riches; see copious
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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