duplication

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noun du·pli·ca·tion \ˌdü-pli-ˈkā-shən also ˌdyü-\

Definition of duplication

  1. 1 a :  the act or process of duplicating b :  the quality or state of being duplicated

  2. 2 :  duplicate, counterpart

  3. 3 :  a part of a chromosome in which the genetic material is repeated; also :  the process of forming a duplication

Examples of duplication in a sentence

  1. He sent the manuscript out for duplication.

  2. Please eliminate duplication when combining the lists.

15th Century

First Known Use of duplication

15th century


DUPLICATION Defined for English Language Learners

duplication

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noun du·pli·ca·tion \ˌdü-pli-ˈkā-shən also ˌdyü-\

Definition of duplication for English Language Learners

  • : the act or process of copying something

  • : the state of containing copies of something or being a copy of something


DUPLICATION Defined for Kids

duplication

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noun du·pli·ca·tion \ˌdü-pli-ˈkā-shən, ˌdyü-\

Definition of duplication for Students

  1. 1 :  the act or process of copying <He sent the paper out for duplication.>

  2. 2 :  the state of being copied <Make sure there's no duplication on the invitation list.>


Medical Dictionary

duplication

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noun du·pli·ca·tion \ˌd(y)ü-pli-ˈkā-shən\

Medical Definition of duplication

  1. 1:  the act or process of duplicating :  the quality or state of being duplicated

  2. 2:  a part of a chromosome in which the genetic material is repeated; also :  the process of forming a duplication


Law Dictionary

duplication

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noun du·pli·ca·tion \ˌdü-pli-ˈkā-shən, ˌdyü-\

Legal Definition of duplication

  1. :  the act, process, or result of duplicating



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