Definition of repro in English:

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repro

Pronunciation: /ˈrēˌprō/

noun (plural repros)

[usually as modifier] informal
1A reproduction or copy, particularly of a piece of furniture: a Georgian repro cabinet
More example sentences
  • The placemats are repros of old Bulgarian communist newspapers.
  • Prices at Chesney's, which specialises in traditional models, start at £550 for a repro Victorian surround, up to £3,000, excluding the grate and hearthstone.
  • Décor is classic repro antique comfort, beds have mega downy pillows and soft cotton sheets changed daily.
2The action or process of copying a document or image: a repro house
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  • Its doors opened last year in a house dating from the 1920s, with decor that is reminiscent of the times to which its name refers, in a way that is retro without being self-consciously or slavishly repro.
  • Graphotism is bastard expensive though - all that colour repro.
  • Or graffit sines - high production because of all the colour repro.

Origin

1940s: abbreviation.

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