[ foh-tuh-kop-ee ]
/ ˈfoʊ təˌkɒp i /

noun, plural pho·to·cop·ies.

a photographic reproduction of a document, print, or the like.

verb (used with object), pho·to·cop·ied, pho·to·cop·y·ing.

to reproduce (a document, print, or the like) photographically.

Origin of photocopy

First recorded in 1920–25; photo- + copy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for photocopy

/ (ˈfəʊtəʊˌkɒpɪ) /

noun plural -copies

a photographic reproduction of written, printed, or graphic workSee also microcopy

verb -copies, -copying or -copied

to reproduce (written, printed, or graphic work) on photographic material
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