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copyright

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Noun, Verb (transitive), Adjective
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cop=y=right

CIDE DICTIONARY

copyrightn. 
     The right of an author or his assignee, under statute, to print and publish his literary or artistic work, exclusively of all other persons. This right may be had in maps, charts, engravings, plays, and musical compositions, as well as in books.  [1913 Webster]
    " In the United States in 1913 a copyright was valid for the term of twenty-eight years, with right of renewal for fourteen years on certain conditions. The term was extended in stages, and in 1997 the term of a copyright was life plus 50 years for individuals retaining their copyright, or 75 years for works created for hire. Further extension is still (1998) being discussed."  [1913 Webster]
International copyright, an author's right in his productions as secured by treaty between nations.
copyrightv. t. 
     To secure a copyright on.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

copyright, n., adj., & v.
--n. the exclusive legal right granted for a specified period to an author, designer, etc., or another appointed person, to print, publish, perform, film, or record original literary, artistic, or musical material.
--adj. (of such material) protected by copyright.
--v.tr. secure copyright for (material).

Idiom
copyright library Brit. a library entitled to a free copy of each book published in the UK.

THESAURUS

copyright

aegis, arm, arm guard, armor, backstop, blank check, bless, bound, buffer, bulwark, bumper, carte blanche, certificate of invention, champion, cloak, compass about, condition, confine, conserve, contain, contraceptive, cover, crash helmet, cushion, dashboard, defend, discipline, dispensation, dodger, draw the line, ensure, face mask, favor, fence, fend, fender, finger guard, foot guard, franchise, freedom, fuse, goggles, governor, grant, guarantee, guard, guardrail, hand guard, handrail, harbor, hard hat, haven, hedge about, helmet, immunity, indulgence, insulation, insure, interlock, keep, keep alive, keep from harm, keep intact, keep inviolate, keep safe, keep up, knee guard, knuckle guard, laminated glass, liberty, license, life preserver, lifeline, lightning conductor, lightning rod, limit, maintain, make safe, mask, moderate, mudguard, narrow, nestle, nose guard, not destroy, not endanger, not expend, not use up, not waste, pad, padding, palladium, patent, pilot, police, preserve, preventive, privilege, prophylactic, protect, protective clothing, protective umbrella, qualify, register, registered trademark, restrain, restrict, ride shotgun for, safeguard, safety, safety glass, safety plug, safety rail, safety shoes, safety switch, safety valve, save, scant, screen, seat belt, secure, service mark, shelter, shield, shin guard, shroud, spare, special favor, specialize, stint, straiten, sun helmet, support, sustain, trade name, trademark, umbrella, underwrite, uphold, warrant, windscreen, windshield

ROGET THESAURUS

copyright

Property

N property, possession, suum cuique, meum et tuum, ownership, proprietorship, lordship, seignority, empire, interest, stake, estate, right, title, claim, demand, holding, tenure, vested interest, contingent interest, beneficial interest, equitable interest, use, trust, benefit, legal estate, equitable estate, seizin, seisin, absolute interest, paramount estate, freehold, fee tail, fee simple, estate in fee, estate in tail, estate tail, estate in tail male, estate in tail female, estate in tail general, limitation, term, lease, settlement, strict settlement, particular estate, estate for life, estate for years, estate pur autre vie, remainder, reversion, expectancy, possibility, dower, dowry, jointure, appanage, inheritance, heritage, patrimony, alimony, legacy, Falcidian law, paternal estate, thirds, assets, belongings, means, resources, circumstances, wealth, money, what one is worth, what one will cut up for, estate and effects, landed property, landed real estate property, realty, land, lands, tenements, hereditaments, corporeal hereditaments, incorporeal hereditaments, acres, ground, acquest, messuage, toft, territory, state, kingdom, principality, realm, empire, protectorate, sphere of influence, manor, honor, domain, demesne, farm, plantation, hacienda, allodium, fief, fieff, feoff, feud, zemindary, dependency, arado, merestead, ranch, free lease-holds, copy lease-holds, folkland, chattels real, fixtures, plant, heirloom, easement, right of common, right of user, personal property, personal estate, personal effects, personalty, chattels, goods, effects, movables, stock, stock in trade, things, traps, rattletraps, paraphernalia, equipage, parcels, appurtenances, impedimenta, luggage, baggage, bag and baggage, pelf, cargo, lading, rent roll, income, maul and wedges, patent, copyright, chose in action, credit, debt, one's own, landed, predial, manorial, allodial, free lease-hold, copy lease-hold, feudal, feodal, to one's credit, to one's account, to the good, to one and his heirs for ever, to one and the heirs of his body, to one and his heirs and assigns, to one and his executors administrators and assign.


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