A facsimile is defined as an exact copy or reproduction of something.(noun)
An exact copy that has been made of a check is an example of a facsimile.
The definition of facsimile is something that is an exact copy of something.(adjective)
When you have an exact copy of a legal document, this is an example of a facsimile copy.
See facsimile in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L fac, imper. of facere, do + simile, neut. of similis, similar
See facsimile in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin fac simile, make similar
Origin: : fac
Origin: , imperative of facere, to make; see dhē- in Indo-European roots
Origin: + simile
Origin: , neuter of similis, similar; see similar.
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