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1copyright

noun copy·right \-ˌrīt\

: 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

:  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.

First Known Use of COPYRIGHT

1735

Other Publishing Terms

annotate, dreadful, emend, expurgate, factoid, jump, lobster shift, redaction, referee

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2copyright

verb

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

Full Definition of COPYRIGHT

transitive verb
:  to secure a copyright on
copy·right·able \-ˌrī-tə-bəl\ adjective

Examples of COPYRIGHT

  1. He has copyrighted all of his plays.

First Known Use of COPYRIGHT

circa 1806

Other Publishing Terms

annotate, dreadful, emend, expurgate, factoid, jump, lobster shift, redaction, referee

3copyright

adjective

: of or relating to a copyright

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

Full Definition of COPYRIGHT

:  secured by copyright

Examples of COPYRIGHT

  1. The copyright date is 2005.

First Known Use of COPYRIGHT

1870

Other Publishing Terms

annotate, dreadful, emend, expurgate, factoid, jump, lobster shift, redaction, referee

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