fair copy

fair cop·y
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fair kop-ee]
    • /fɛər ˈkɒp i/
    • /feə(r) ˈkɒpi/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fair kop-ee]
    • /fɛər ˈkɒp i/

Definitions of fair copy words

  • noun fair copy a copy of a document made after final correction. 1
  • noun fair copy the condition of such a copy. 1
  • noun fair copy an exact copy. 1
  • noun fair copy corrected draft 1
  • noun fair copy a clean copy of a document on which all corrections have been made 0
  • noun fair copy an exact copy of a document, manuscript, etc. after final corrections have been made on it 0

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Origin of fair copy

First appearance:

before 1810
One of the 40% newest English words
First recorded in 1810-20

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Parts of speech for Fair copy


fair copy popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 61% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fair copy usage trend in Literature

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