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"hard copy" in British English

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(Definition of hard copy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hard copynoun [U]

us   /ˈhɑrd ˈkɑp·i/
information from a computer that has been printed on paper
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hard copynoun [C]

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a printed paper copy of a picture or document: Even scanning a hard copy of a résumé or application into a computer transforms that application into an electronic document under the new regulation. She was then sent a hard copy of the agreement which she signed and sent back.
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