Translation of "copy" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈkɒp·i/ us /ˈkɑ·pi/ plural copies

B1 something that is made to look exactly like something else

Always make copies of important documents.

a single book, newspaper, etc. of which many have been made

a copy of the New York Times
verb uk /ˈkɒp·i/ us /ˈkɑ·pi/ present participle copying, past tense and past participle copied

A2 to make something that is the same as something else

Copy the file onto disk.

to behave like someone else

He likes to copy his older brother.

to cheat by using someone else’s work

She copied his answers.

(Translation of “copy” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈkopi/ (plural copies)

an imitation or reproduction

That dress is a copy of one I saw at a Paris fashion show
He made eight copies of the pamphlet on the photocopier.

a single book, newspaper etc

Can I have six copies of this dictionary, please?

written or typed material for publishing

manuscrito, texto
He writes copy for advertisements.
copier noun

a photocopier.

copyright noun

(usually abbreviated to ©) the sole right to reproduce a literary, dramatic, musical or artistic work, and also to perform, translate, film, or record such a work

copyright, derechos de autor
Under the law it is the person who takes the photo that usually owns the copyright.

(Translation of “copy” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)