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duplication

Noun

1 a copy that corresponds to an original exactly; "he made a duplicate for the files" [syn: duplicate]
2 the act of copying or making a duplicate (or duplicates) of something; "this kind of duplication is wasteful" [syn: gemination]

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. The act of duplicating, or the state of being duplicated; a doubling; a folding over; a fold.
  2. The act or process of dividing by natural growth or spontaneous action; as, the duplication of cartilage cells.

Translations

French

Etymology

From Imperial Latin duplicatio.

Noun

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Extensive Definition

Duplication, duplicate, and duplicator may refer to:
duplication in German: Duplikation
duplication in French: Duplication

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