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printer-friendly Syllabification: print·er-friend·ly
Pronunciation: /ˌprin(t)ərˈfrendlē/

Definition of printer-friendly in English:


Formatted for output to a printer, with extraneous material deleted or suppressed: printer-friendly sample ballots to take with you to their polling place
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  • If you have to write a long article, provide a printer-friendly page so that your readers can print the article and read it off-line.
  • Click on either site's weekly menu planner for week-at-a-glance menu suggestions, with printer-friendly recipes.
  • I looked around the office, saw there was no one by the printer, checked the print queue, and sent the printer-friendly version to print.

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