Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “photocopy”

See all translations

photocopy

noun [C] uk   /ˈfəʊ.təʊˌkɒp.i/ us    /ˈfoʊ.t̬oʊˌkɑː.pi/
B1 a photographic copy of a document made on a photocopier: I'll just make a photocopy of the agreement.
photocopy
verb [T] uk   us  
Could you photocopy those three pages for me, please?
Translations of “photocopy”
in Korean 복사본…
in Arabic نُسْخة…
in French photocopie…
in Turkish fotokopi…
in Italian fotocopia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 影印本,影本…
in Russian ксерокопия…
in Polish kserokopia…
in Spanish fotocopia…
in Portuguese fotocópia…
in German die Fotokopie…
in Catalan fotocòpia…
in Japanese コピーしたもの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 影印本,复印件…
(Definition of photocopy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of photocopy?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “photocopy” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

illusion

an idea or belief that is not true

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More