(=photocopy) copie f
→ ... send a copy of the driving licence.
[+model, product, design] copie f
→ copies of French couture designs
[+book, record] exemplaire m
→ Sixty thousand copies of the record were sold.
(=material) (for printing)
→ ... advertising copy.
to make good copy
[story] faire un bon sujet d'article
→ That story will make good copy.
→ Barbara had written a comment she had copied from one of his notes.
[+behaviour, gesture] reproduire
[+product, design] copier
→ Our scheme has since been copied by other universities.
[candidate, pupil] copier The teacher accused him of copying. Le professeur l'a accusé d'avoir copié.
[+magazine, newspaper] vieux numéro m
n copie f de sauvegarde
→ Computer users should make regular backup copies.
[+document] carbone m
→ I kept a carbon copy of my letter.
(=exact copy) (fig)
[+person] copie f conforme
(=repeat) réplique f
→ It was almost a carbon copy of his last goal in the World Cup
→ I remember copying out the whole play.
copy and paste
[+files, words] copier-coller
n relecteur (-trice) m/f
→ She works as a copy editor for the New York Times.
n photocopieuse f
n dactylo mf
n copie f au propre
n (COMPUTING) version f papier
→ The maintenance of archives, whether in hard copy or on the Internet, is very important.
→ I need hard copy of the files.
→ When I'm finished, I'll print out a hard copy.
→ We keep a hard copy of everything.
n copie f originale
→ Keep one as a master copy for your own reference and circulate others.
n copie f pirate
n épreuve f
→ She sent me a proof copy of her latest short story.
rough copy , rough draft
n brouillon m
n spécimen m