Meaning of “copy” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ˈkɒpi/
Extra Examples
I have a copy of the report on my desk.Can you print out a copy of that letter for me?Could you see that everyone gets a copy of this letter?Take a copy for yourself and pass the rest around.We've probably got a copy of the document somewhere in the office.

B1 something that is made to look exactly like something else:

Always make copies of important documents.

B2 a single book, newspaper, etc of which many have been produced:

a copy of the New York Times
Four million copies of the book were sold in the first year.
→ See also carbon copy

(Definition of “copy noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)