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surprint

[ sur-print ]
/ ˈsɜrˌprɪnt /
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verb (used with object)

to print over with additional marks or matter; overprint.
to print (additional marks, a new address, etc.) over something already printed.

noun

something surprinted.

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Origin of surprint

First recorded in 1915–20; sur-1 + print
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British Dictionary definitions for surprint

surprint
/ (ˈsɜːˌprɪnt) /

verb

(tr) to print (additional matter) over something already printed; overprint

noun

marks, printed matter, etc, that have been surprinted
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