reduplicate

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verb re·du·pli·cate \ ri-ˈdü-pli-ˌkāt , ˈrē- , -ˈdyü- \

Definition of reduplicate

transitive verb
1 :to make or perform again :copy, repeat
2 :to form (a word) by reduplication

reduplicate

play \-kət\ adjective

Examples of reduplicate in a Sentence

  1. reduplicate a recording of the concert for my friend

  2. found out halfway through the project that I was reduplicating another team member's efforts, so we had to figure out who was going to do what

Origin and Etymology of reduplicate

Late Latin reduplicatus, past participle of reduplicare, from Latin re- + duplicare to double — more at duplicate

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Medical Dictionary

reduplicate

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intransitive verb re·du·pli·cate \ ri-ˈd(y)ü-pli-ˌkāt, ˈrē- \

medical Definition of reduplicate

reduplicated; reduplicating
:to undergo reduplication
  • chromosomes reduplicate


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