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English definition of “printing”

printing

noun uk   /ˈprɪn.tɪŋ/ us    /-t̬ɪŋ/
[U] the activity or business of producing writing or images on paper or other material with a machine: She runs her own printing business.Printing and word processing [C] the number of copies of a book that the publisher has produced: The publishers produced a first printing of 2,500.Printing and word processing
(Definition of printing from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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