Meaning of cut-and-paste

cut-and-paste

Pronunciation: (kut'n-pāst'), [key]
— adj.
  1. assembled or produced from various existing bits and pieces: The book purports to be a history but is just a cut-and-paste job of old essays and newspaper clippings.
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