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carbon copy

División en sílabas: car·bon cop·y

Definición de carbon copy en inglés:

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1A copy of written or typed material made with carbon paper.
Example sentences
  • What is anyone going to say that won't be a carbon copy of what we wrote after 9 / 11, after Bali, after Beslan, after Madrid?
  • Pupils wishing to leave school during the day will be given a carbon copy of a signed slip on production of an appropriate letter, note or telephone call that must then be carried with them.
  • In more ways than one, because there were no photocopiers, and even if you had made a carbon copy when you typed out your book, that copy was likely to be somewhat untidy.
1.1A person or thing identical or very similar to another: Karl was a carbon copy of his father
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The sounds are nothing groundbreaking, but at least each song is not a carbon copy of the previous track.
  • But why make a carbon copy of the original version?
  • In other cricket, the second England v Zimbabwe match was a carbon copy of the first.

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