print

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print

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
print

Third-person singular
prints

Past tense
printed

Past participle
printed

Present participle
printing

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you print a picture, book, newspaper, etc., you make a copy of it on paper with a machine using ink or toner.
    The book was printed in December.
    A brief history of the church is printed in `Here and There' on page 20.
    Can you print off a copy for me so I can read it on the train?
  2. (transitive & intransitive) If you print words or letters, you write them by hand in a block style, not a cursive style.
    Please print your name here and then sign underneath.

Noun[change]

Singular
print

Plural
prints

  1. (uncountable) Print is letters, numerals, punctuation and other similar written symbols.
    The print size in the newspaper is too small for me to read.
    Most people still get their news both in broadcast and print forms.
  2. (countable) A print is a copy that you make with a machine using ink or toner.
    There were only fifty prints made of this painting.
    With the digital camera, we don't have prints of many photos; we just keep them all on the computer.

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