Meaning of PHOTOCOPY in English
/ ˈfəʊtəʊkɒpi; NAmE ˈfoʊtoʊkɑːpi/ noun , verb
(also copy ) ( pl. -ies ) a copy of a document, etc. made by the action of light on a specially treated surface :
Make as many photocopies as you need.
■ verb ( photo·cop·ies , photo·copy·ing , photo·cop·ied , photo·cop·ied ) (also copy especially in BrE )
to make a photocopy of sth :
[ vn ]
a photocopied letter
Can you get these photocopied for me by 5 o'clock?
[ v ]
I seem to have spent most of the day photocopying.
[ v ] photocopy well / badly ( of printed material ) to produce a good / bad photocopy :
The comments in pencil haven't photocopied very well.
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005