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copied See copycopied adj : derived by copying something else; especially by following lines seen through a transparent sheet [syn: traced]copy


1 a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record) [syn: transcript]
2 a secondary representation of an original; "she made a copy of the designer dress"
3 matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials [syn: written matter]
4 material suitable for a journalistic account; "catastrophes make good copy"


1 copy down as is; "The students were made to copy the alphabet over and over"
2 reproduce someone's behavior or looks; "The mime imitated the passers-by"; "Children often copy their parents or older siblings" [syn: imitate, simulate]
3 biology: reproduce or make an exact copy of; "replicate the cell"; "copy the genetic information" [syn: replicate]
4 make a replica of; "copy that drawing"; "re-create a picture by Rembrandt" [syn: re-create] [also: copied]

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