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A brainy person does not abuse copyright; instead they respect it and uphold it.
Maximillian Degenerez

Meaning of "copyright" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF COPYRIGHT

copyright  [ˈkɒpɪˌraɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COPYRIGHT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Copyright is a verb and can also act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb copyright in English.

WHAT DOES COPYRIGHT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

copyright

Copyright

Copyright is a legal concept, enacted by most governments, that grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights to its use and distribution, usually for a limited time, with the intention of enabling the creator of intellectual wealth to receive compensation for their work and be able to financially support themselves. Copyright is a form of intellectual property, applicable to any expressible form of an idea or information that is substantive and discrete. It is often shared, then percentage holders are commonly called rightsholders: legally, contractually and in associated "rights" business functions. Generally rightsholders have "the right to copy", but also the right to be credited for the work, to determine who may adapt the work to other forms, who may perform the work, who may financially benefit from it, and other related rights. Copyright initially was conceived as a way for government to restrict printing; the contemporary intent of copyright is to promote the creation of new works by giving authors control of and profit from them.

Definition of copyright in the English dictionary

The first definition of copyright in the dictionary is the exclusive right to produce copies and to control an original literary, musical, or artistic work, granted by law for a specified number of years. Other definition of copyright is subject to or controlled by copyright. Copyright is also to take out a copyright on.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO COPYRIGHT

PRESENT

Present
I copyright
you copyright
he/she/it copyrights
we copyright
you copyright
they copyright
Present continuous
I am copyrighting
you are copyrighting
he/she/it is copyrighting
we are copyrighting
you are copyrighting
they are copyrighting
Present perfect
I have copyrighted
you have copyrighted
he/she/it has copyrighted
we have copyrighted
you have copyrighted
they have copyrighted
Present perfect continuous
I have been copyrighting
you have been copyrighting
he/she/it has been copyrighting
we have been copyrighting
you have been copyrighting
they have been copyrighting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I copyrighted
you copyrighted
he/she/it copyrighted
we copyrighted
you copyrighted
they copyrighted
Past continuous
I was copyrighting
you were copyrighting
he/she/it was copyrighting
we were copyrighting
you were copyrighting
they were copyrighting
Past perfect
I had copyrighted
you had copyrighted
he/she/it had copyrighted
we had copyrighted
you had copyrighted
they had copyrighted
Past perfect continuous
I had been copyrighting
you had been copyrighting
he/she/it had been copyrighting
we had been copyrighting
you had been copyrighting
they had been copyrighting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will copyright
you will copyright
he/she/it will copyright
we will copyright
you will copyright
they will copyright
Future continuous
I will be copyrighting
you will be copyrighting
he/she/it will be copyrighting
we will be copyrighting
you will be copyrighting
they will be copyrighting
Future perfect
I will have copyrighted
you will have copyrighted
he/she/it will have copyrighted
we will have copyrighted
you will have copyrighted
they will have copyrighted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been copyrighting
you will have been copyrighting
he/she/it will have been copyrighting
we will have been copyrighting
you will have been copyrighting
they will have been copyrighting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would copyright
you would copyright
he/she/it would copyright
we would copyright
you would copyright
they would copyright
Conditional continuous
I would be copyrighting
you would be copyrighting
he/she/it would be copyrighting
we would be copyrighting
you would be copyrighting
they would be copyrighting
Conditional perfect
I would have copyright
you would have copyright
he/she/it would have copyright
we would have copyright
you would have copyright
they would have copyright
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been copyrighting
you would have been copyrighting
he/she/it would have been copyrighting
we would have been copyrighting
you would have been copyrighting
they would have been copyrighting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you copyright
we let´s copyright
you copyright
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to copyright
Past participle
copyrighted
Present Participle
copyrighting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH COPYRIGHT


aegirite
ˈiːdʒɪˌraɪt
argyrite
ˈɑːdʒɪˌraɪt
birthright
ˈbɜːθˌraɪt
cartwright
ˈkɑːtˌraɪt
cerargyrite
sɪˈrɑːdʒɪˌraɪt
chlorargyrite
klɔːˈrɑːdʒɪˌraɪt
chloroargyrite
ˌklɔːrəʊɑːdʒɪˌraɪt
diorite
ˈdaɪəˌraɪt
downright
ˈdaʊnˌraɪt
forthright
ˈfɔːθˌraɪt
laterite
ˈlætəˌraɪt
meteorite
ˈmiːtɪəˌraɪt
outright
ˈaʊtˌraɪt
playwright
ˈpleɪˌraɪt
porphyrite
ˈpɔːfɪˌraɪt
pyrargyrite
paɪˈrɑːdʒɪˌraɪt
skywrite
ˈskaɪˌraɪt
Stagirite
ˈstædʒɪˌraɪt
upright
ˈʌpˌraɪt
wainwright
ˈweɪnˌraɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COPYRIGHT

copycat
copyfight
copygirl
copygraph
copyhold
copyholder
copying
copying ink
copyism
copyist
copyleft
copyread
copyreader
copyright deposit library
copyright social conflict
copyrightable
copyrighter
copytaker
copywriter
copywriting

WORDS THAT END LIKE COPYRIGHT

all right
all-right
alright
bright
by right
eight
Enright
eyebright
eyes right
far right
far-right
fright
half-right
in one´s own right
Plowright
right
see someone right
she´ll be right
stage fright
the right
wright

Synonyms and antonyms of copyright in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «copyright» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF COPYRIGHT

Find out the translation of copyright to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of copyright from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «copyright» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

版权
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

derechos de propiedad intelectual
570 millions of speakers

English

copyright
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Copyright
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حُقُوق الطَّبْع والنَشْر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

авторское право
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

direitos autorais
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কপিরাইট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

droits d’auteur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

hak cipta
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Urheberrecht
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

版権
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

저작권
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hak cipta
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

quyền tác giả
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பதிப்புரிமை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कॉपीराइट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

telif hakkı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

copyright
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

prawo autorskie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

авторське право
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

drepturi de autor
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πνευματικά δικαιώματα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kopiereg
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

upphovsrätt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

opphavsrett
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of copyright

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COPYRIGHT»

The term «copyright» is very widely used and occupies the 127 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of copyright
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «copyright».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COPYRIGHT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «copyright» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «copyright» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about copyright

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «COPYRIGHT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word copyright.
1
Howard Berman
How much greater would their contributions to the U.S. economy be if U.S. copyright owners could access foreign markets otherwise dominated by pirate product?
2
David Boies
Napster's only alleged liability is for contributory or vicarious infringement. So when Napster's users engage in noncommercial sharing of music, is that activity copyright infringement? No.
3
David Bowie
The absolute transformation of everything that we ever thought about music will take place within 10 years, and nothing is going to be able to stop it. I see absolutely no point in pretending that it's not going to happen. I'm fully confident that copyright, for instance, will no longer exist in 10 years.
4
Barbara Boxer
If you don't move to protect copyright, if you don't move to protect our children, it's not going to sit well.
5
Garth Brooks
I spend all my time right now trying to combat music retail and copyright.
6
Bikram Choudhury
When in Rome, I must do as the Romans do. When in America, make Bikram copyright and trademark.
7
David Conyers
The great thing about the Cthulhu shared-world setting is that no one owns the copyright, so I'm not constrained by publisher conventions, and anything I write belongs to me. Other authors who have started their careers by writing Cthulhu tales are Charles Stross, Ramsey Campbell and Brian Lumley, and look at how successful they have become.
8
Richard Curtis
I have no problem selling books to media franchises and we do it all the time. The author must understand that he/she is a writer for hire and has no control over copyright or over editorial changes made to the text.
9
Maximillian Degenerez
A brainy person does not abuse copyright; instead they respect it and uphold it.
10
Chris DeWolfe
Podcasting is not really that different from streaming music, which we've done for quite a long time. Having a traditional podcast that people subscribe to - the hype is ahead of the quality. Podcasting is essentially a download, and you run into copyright issues. What you're left with currently is podcast talk radio.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COPYRIGHT»

Discover the use of copyright in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to copyright and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Copyright's Paradox
Tracing the conflict across both traditional and digital media, Netanel examines the remix and copying culture at the heart of current controversies related to the Google Book Search litigation, YouTube and MySpace, hip-hop music, and ...
Neil Weinstock Netanel Professor of Law Univeristy of California at Los Angeles, 2008
2
Moral Panics and the Copyright Wars
In Moral Panics and the Copyright Wars, William Patry lays bare how we got to where we are: a bloated, punitive legal regime that has strayed far from its modest, but important roots.
William Patry, 2009
3
Digital copyright
This paperback edition includes an afterword that comments on recent developments, such as the end of the Napster story, the rise of peer-to-peer file sharing, the escalation of a full-fledged copyright war, the filing of lawsuits against ...
Jessica Litman, 2006
4
Copyright Exceptions: The Digital Impact
Examines why copyright exceptions are necessary and the forces that have shaped the UK legislation.
Robert Burrell, Allison Coleman, 2005
5
Music and Copyright
The questions raised here are not just about music. They concern the very meaning of intellectual property rights in the context of rapid global and technological change. And they are not just about big business.
Simon Frith, Lee Marshall, 2004
6
Copyright Law: A Handbook of Contemporary Research
. . this book provides an interesting insight into many aspects of copyright law. It is a useful resource not only for those whose core practice is copyright but also those involved in industries reliant on copyright.
Paul Torremans, 2009
7
How to Fix Copyright
After outlining how we arrived at our current outmoded copyright system, the author, an attorney for Google Inc., offers a series of pragmatic fixes for the digital age that steer a middle course between an overly expansive interpretation ...
William Patry, 2011
8
Authors and Owners: The Invention of Copyright
Authors and Owners is at once a fascinating look at an important episode in legal history and a significant contribution to literary and cultural history.
Mark Rose, 1993
9
Copyright: Examples and Explanations
Now, the proven Examples & Explanations series expands to include a volume on copyright law.
Stephen M. McJohn, 2006
10
International Copyright: Principles, Law, and Practice
It is essential reading for scholars and for intellectual property practitioners worldwide. This edition provides new sections on contributory liability of intermediaries and on collective rights management.
Paul Goldstein, P. Bernt Hugenholtz, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COPYRIGHT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term copyright is used in the context of the following news items.
1
MEPs gear up to vote on Europe's copyright 'black spot' report
On Thursday, MEPs will make their opinions on copyright in Europe known – by voting on Pirate Party MEP Julia Reda's review of the ... «The Register, Jul 15»
2
Oracle: Rimini Street copyright trial to begin in September
NEW DELHI: Oracle said its copyright infringement lawsuit against software support services company Rimini Street and the smaller rival's chief ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
3
Remake of Sambalpuri song runs into copyright storm
Kolkata: What could have been music to the ears of youngsters fed on a diet of remix songs has now turned into deafening noise of copyright ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
4
Copyright And The Public Interest: Not Necessarily Competing Forces
The views expressed in this column are solely those of the authors and are not associated with Intellectual Property Watch. IP-Watch expressly ... «Intellectual Property Watch, Jul 15»
5
Canadian politicians red faced over Nine Inch Nails copyright
A group of Canadian politicians have had to withdraw t-shirts promoting their campaign for re-election after it turned out you can't just slap a ... «Complete Music Update, Jul 15»
6
MFColour Planet sues Safaricom over copyright infringement
Mobile phone service provider Safaricom has been taken to court over alleged infringement of copyright. Colour Planet, a mobile payments ... «The Standard Digital News, Jul 15»
7
Supreme Court Patent Rulings; Copyright Law and Attorney Fees
In the past two months, the U.S. Supreme Court decided two significant patent cases, one rejecting a good-faith belief in the invalidity of a ... «New York Law Journal, Jul 15»
8
Company Sends Bogus Copyright Takedown Over Hacking Team …
We've already written about the hack and leak of the Hacking Team and all its emails and files. There are likely to be tons of stories coming out ... «Techdirt, Jul 15»
9
New Leaked TPP Chapter Shows Countries Converging on Anti …
Under the United States' Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), these safe harbor conditions require Internet intermediaries to comply with a ... «EFF, Jul 15»
10
Howard's rose-coloured trade glasses ignore copyright lock-in
Last week, former Australian Prime Minister John Howard and US trade ambassador Robert Zoellick had a reunion tour to mark the 10th ... «ZDNet, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Copyright [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/copyright>. Aug 2019 ».
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