Definition of print-on-demand in English:

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[mass noun]
A system or process whereby individual copies or small numbers of a text are printed to order, typically using digital technology: most of the large publishers offer such computer-based services as e-books and print-on-demand [as modifier]: print-on-demand technology
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  • Instead of expensive offset printing, which mainstream publishers use, print-on-demand relies on a glorified digital printer.
  • Davis said there has been a "steady increase" in the use of print-on-demand technology over the last three or four years.
  • You may now buy print-on-demand books from Harvard University Press.
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