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fair copy

n.
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.
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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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Translations

fair copy

nbella copia
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References in classic literature ?
He took out the fair copy from Benjamin's note-book which I had sent to him, and showed me these among Dexter's closing words: "What about the letter?
Mr Slum then withdrew to alter the acrostic, after taking a most affectionate leave of his patroness, and promising to return, as soon as he possibly could, with a fair copy for the printer.
In the fair copy, the vague foreboding of some accident to come was so painfully present to his mind, that he struck out the words which referred to his marriage, and substituted the designedly indefinite phrase, "domestic affairs."
La Fontaine placed himself at a table, and set his rapid pen an endless dance across the smooth white vellum; Pelisson made a fair copy of his prologue; Moliere contributed fifty fresh verses, with which his visit to Percerin had inspired him; Loret, an article on the marvelous fetes he predicted; and Aramis, laden with his booty like the king of the bees, that great black drone, decked with purple and gold, re-entered his apartment, silent and busy.
At last the rough draft was completed to her satisfaction; and she made a fair copy of it forthwith, to be posted the next day.
193 in the Visual Portfolio for a reproduction of the fair copy.
'But TN50 is a fair copy (of Vision 2020) and their admission is that they need another 32 years before they can accomplish TN50.
the fair copy, which was penned in the spring of 1918 at the Northern
The narrator's introduction to it seems to present the album in a flattering light: "in a word, the sincere journal / Or the secretly-begun diary / In which Onegin poured out his heart in his young days / The diary of his dreams and escapades" (fair copy, J.
(49) This was subsequently reproduced in the fair copy without alteration.
T., a fair copy compendium of most of Tighe's shorter poems that she made for her husband Henry Tighe, which is now owned by the National Library of Ireland.
The majority of these are fair copy manuscripts, but some are performance copies or have manuscript markings and annotations on them.