From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishphotocopypho‧to‧cop‧y1 /ˈfəʊtəʊˌkɒpi $ ˈfoʊtəˌkɑːpi/ ●●○ noun (plural photocopies) [countable] COPYa photographic copy, especially of something printed, written, or drawn I sent him the original document, not a photocopy.
Examples from the Corpusphotocopy• Kohl distributed a photocopy of a catalog to reporters.• Please make a photocopy at Happy Endings and send it to me.• Please send a photocopy of your passport.• Simon, I will send you a photocopy of the stuff.• Make as many photocopies as you need and divide the class into four rocket teams.photocopyphotocopy2 ●●○ verb (photocopied, photocopying) [transitive] COPYto make a photographic copy of something Leave the papers with me and I’ll get them photocopied.► see thesaurus at copy —photocopying noun [uncountable] Could you do some photocopying for me tomorrow?→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpusphotocopy• Sorted out some more work to be photocopied. 12.00: My lunch break. 12.30: Back to class.• Or you might want to put photographs into your brochures but have never considered it possible before because they are only photocopied.• There are also handouts, which may be photocopied for personal use.• Could you photocopy it and give me back the original?• Analysts photocopied, proofread, and assembled breathtakingly dull securities documents for ninety and more hours a week.• Photocopy the application before sending it.• We go first to the Embassy to photocopy the article David has done for Korotich.• As in the case of educational photocopying, the original law did not include specific rules for educational videotaping.• If you photocopy these you can mark the items you will need before you call.From Longman Business Dictionaryphotocopypho‧to‧cop‧y /ˈfəʊtəʊˌkɒpiˈfoʊtəˌkɑːpi/ noun (plural photocopies) [countable] a photographic copy of a document etc, made using a photocopierHe made a photocopy of the letter which he sent to a solicitor. —photocopy verb [transitive]You should always photocopy original documents in case they are lost in the post.Photocopying facilities are available.