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copyright

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noun copy·right \-ˌrīt\

Simple Definition of copyright

  • : the legal right to be the only one to reproduce, publish, and sell a book, musical recording, etc., for a certain period of time

Full Definition of copyright

  1. :  the exclusive legal right to reproduce, publish, sell, or distribute the matter and form of something (as a literary, musical, or artistic work)

Examples of copyright

  1. His family still holds the copyright to his songs.

  2. The book is under copyright.



1735

First Known Use of copyright

1735

Rhymes with copyright

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copyright

verb copy·right

Simple Definition of copyright

  • : to get a copyright for a book, musical recording, etc., for a certain period of time

Full Definition of copyright

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to secure a copyright on

copy·right·able play \-ˌrī-tə-bəl\ adjective

Examples of copyright

  1. He has copyrighted all of his plays.



Circa 1806

First Known Use of copyright

circa 1806


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copyright

adjective copy·right

Simple Definition of copyright

  • : of or relating to a copyright

  • : not allowed to be copied without permission from the author, composer, etc.

Full Definition of copyright

  1. :  secured by copyright

Examples of copyright

  1. The copyright date is 2005.



1870

First Known Use of copyright

1870


COPYRIGHT Defined for Kids

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copyright

play
noun copy·right \ˈkä-pē-ˌrīt\

Definition of copyright

  1. :  the legal right to be the only one to reproduce, publish, and sell the contents and form of a literary or artistic work




2

copyright

play
verb copy·right

Definition of copyright

copy·right·edcopy·right·ing

  1. :  to get a copyright on





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