Meaning of “photocopy” in the English Dictionary

"photocopy" in British English

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photocopynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfəʊ.təʊˌkɒp.i/ us /ˈfoʊ.t̬oʊˌkɑː.pi/

(Definition of “photocopy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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photocopynoun [ C ]

us /ˈfoʊt̬·əˌkɑp·i/

a copy of a document made on a photocopier

(Definition of “photocopy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"photocopy" in Business English

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photocopynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfəʊtəʊˌkɒpi/ us plural photocopies also copy

a photographic copy of a document made on a photocopier:

make/keep a photocopy If you send off any documents, be sure to keep a photocopy.
a photocopy of sth I forgot to make a photocopy of my tax return.
a black-and-white/colour photocopy

photocopyverb

uk /ˈfəʊtəʊˌkɒpi/ us also copy

[ T or I ] to make a photographic copy of a document on a photocopier:

You cannot photocopy or scan any of the documents in the reading room.
Printing, fax, and photocopying facilities are offered at a fee.

[ I ] to be copied using a photocopier:

photocopy well/badly This yellow logo doesn't photocopy very well in black and white.

(Definition of “photocopy” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)