copy [ˈkɒpɪ]
1. noun
   a. ( = duplicate) copie f ; [of photographic print] épreuve f
• to take or make a copy of sth faire une copie de qch
   b. [of book] exemplaire m ; [of magazine, newspaper] numéro m
   c. (for newspaper) copie f ; (for advertisement) message m
• to make good copy être un bon sujet d'article
• the journalist handed in his copy le journaliste a remis son article
2. transitive verb
   a. copier
• to copy sb's work (at school) copier sur qn
• to copy sth to a disk copier qch sur une disquette
   b. ( = send a copy to) envoyer une copie à
3. compounds
► copy and paste noun copier-coller m transitive verb
► copy machine noun photocopieuse f
* * *
['kɒpɪ] 1.
1) (reproduction, imitation) copie f

certified copy — copie f certifiée conforme

2) (edition) (of book, newspaper, report) exemplaire m
3) (journalist's, advertiser's text) copie f

to be ou make good copy — être un bon sujet d'article

to file (one's) copy — présenter sa copie

transitive verb
1) (imitate) copier [person, design] (from sur)
2) (duplicate) copier [document, disk]

to copy something onto a disk — copier quelque chose sur disquette

to have something copied — faire faire une copie de quelque chose

intransitive verb copier (from sur)

to copy in a test — copier à un examen

Phrasal Verbs:

English-French dictionary. 2013.

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