copyright

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Other spellings[change]

Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /ˈkɑpiˌraɪt/
  • (UK) IPA: /ˈkɒpiˌraɪt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: copy‧right

Noun[change]

The copyright symbol
  1. (countable & uncountable) Copyright is the rights given to a creator to protect their work from other uses.
    Star Wars' copyright is held by Lucasfilm.

Verb[change]

  1. (transitive) If you copyright something, you register its copyright.
    She copyrighted her book.