[ ruhn-uh v-pey-per ]
/ ˈrʌn əvˈpeɪ pər /
CAN YOU ACE THIS QUIZ ABOUT “COMPLIMENT” VS. “COMPLEMENT”?
Take this quiz to see if you really know the difference between “compliment” and “complement"!
Question 1 of 11
“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
Origin of run-of-paper
First recorded in 1950–55
Words nearby run-of-paper
Definition for run-of-paper (2 of 2)
run-of-paper: a designation specifying that the position of a newspaper or magazine advertisement is to be determined by the publisher.
Compare preferred position.
Origin of R.O.P.
First recorded in 1945–50
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British Dictionary definitions for run-of-paper
(of a story, advertisement, etc) placed anywhere in a newspaper, at the discretion of the editor
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