Definition of facsimile in English:
- Modern edited texts, he argues, posit a kind of authorial intention which did not exist for many of the writers whose plays are preserved in print, while facsimiles hypostatize one printed copy of a play as ‘the play.’
- ‘The books in this program are printed as facsimiles of the last edition,’ says John Walsh, production manager at the press.
- Sometimes, rather than going to the trouble of printing a facsimile of an existing book, he used the original edition itself by purchasing a number of copies and altering each of them by hand.
- The business centre has full secretarial and administrative services Internet access, photocopying, full colour laser printing, a facsimile service and couriers.
- In the meantime we attach a duly authorised copy of your facsimile dated 6th October 2000, which can now be included in the aforementioned Sub-Contract Agreement.
- She accepted the offer by return facsimile the same day.
verb (facsimiles, facsimileing, facsimiled)[with object] Back to top
- All those who did not respond were contacted by telephone, and the questionnaire was facsimiled a second time.
- From the given facts we know Wen had facsimiled a letter to Jo revoking his offer before Jo received the letter and replied to it.
- in facsimile
- As an exact copy.Example sentences
- While a few missing pages in Winterthur's copy have been supplied in facsimile, the work as a whole appears to be one of only four known copies.
- At this point, it is worth noting the strides in technology which have significantly improved low-cost copying techniques since the British Museum manuscript was reproduced in facsimile by the same publishers.
- What were obvious forgeries were reproduced in facsimile in J. M. Stuart-Young's ‘preposterous’ book, Osrac the Self-Sufficient.
Late 16th century (originally as fac simile, denoting the making of an exact copy, especially of writing): modern Latin, from Latin fac! (imperative of facere 'make') and simile (neuter of similis 'like').
This was originally written fac simile, meaning the making of an exact copy, usually a copy of a piece of writing. It is modern Latin, from Latin fac ‘make’ and simile ‘like’. The abbreviation fax dates from the 1940s.
Words that rhyme with facsimilesimile
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