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fair copy

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A legible manuscript of a written work, often in the author's own hand and usually representing the work's revised and corrected form prior to publication.

fair copy

n
(Journalism & Publishing) a clean copy of a document on which all corrections have been made
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Noun1.fair copy - a clean copy of a corrected draftfair copy - a clean copy of a corrected draft  
written matter, copy - matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials
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fair copy

nbella copia
References in classic literature ?
At my request, he made two fair copies. One of the copies I inclosed in my letter to Mr.
In a back room, a high-shouldered man with a face-ache tied up in dirty flannel, who was dressed in old black clothes that bore the appearance of having been waxed, was stooping over his work of making fair copies of the notes of the other two gentlemen, for Mr.
Carter dictated letters to him, and he had to make fair copies of statements of accounts.
Drafts that he requires to be drawn are drawn by special- pleaders in the temple on mysterious instructions; fair copies that he requires to be made are made at the stationers', expense being no consideration.
Most of these letters survive in original fair copies, since Dantiscus was meticulous about preserving his correspondence.
By comparing the rough and fair copies of the translation, it also becomes apparent that Bellenden corrected his translation with recourse to Perotti." (86) Ryoko Llarikae has examined the progressive stages of Bellenden's translation, comparing Bellenden's various translations of the phrase 'peruenere ad tertium lapidem Gabina uia' ('they came to the third milestone on the Gabine Way').
The authors further demonstrate that Pieter the Younger almost never relied exclusively upon original paintings by Pieter the Elder as the basis for his copies, again with the notable exception of the Winter Landscape with Bird Trap, but instead employed his father's drawings, which may also have included colour notes and even fair copies made after the completion of paintings.
His holograph survives in two notebooks (facsimiles of five pages are reproduced), but these are plainly fair copies (though with some handwritten changes) and there must have been earlier drafts.
Imbrie (1921-2007), consisting of the manuscripts of his musical compositions (including sketches, drafts, and fair copies), correspondence, scrapbooks, papers, teaching notes, noncommercial recordings of his works, photographs, and other materials documenting Imbrie's career.
(17) As can be said about the work of so many other composers, Nielsen's manuscripts can be classified into three distinct categories: sketches (these are extant only in connection with a relatively limited number of works), (18) pencil drafts and fair copies. Moreover, in a number of cases, there are printed versions with the composer's handwritten corrections in the proofs.
Calligraphic practice exercises and fair copies are displayed alongside these implements, and a video shows a master calligrapher at work.