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Manchmal, nicht oft, wird aus einem Firmennamen ein Verb, Xerox ist so ein Beispiel, denn to xerox bedeutet fotokopieren

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Süddeutsche Zeitung
a company name becomes a verb, Xerox is one example, because to xerox means photocopying