Focus on the pronunciation of copyright
English definition of “copyright”
/ˈkɒpiraɪt/ noun [C or U] LAW
› the legal right that someone has to control the production and selling of a book, play, film, photograph, piece of music, etc. for a particular period of time: There was a need to develop copyright protection for computer programs. Copyright law prevents freelance work from being included in electronic archives without permission.breach/break/infringe copyright They claim the television company breached copyright when it used some of the footage on one of their DVDs.hold/own the copyright on/to sth Recording artists continue to own the copyright to their work. a breach/infringement of copyright
be in copyright › if a book, film, etc. is in copyright, the period of the copyright that controls its production has not yet ended: Are there any issues with scanning books that are still in copyright?