reinvent the wheel

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Definition of reinvent the wheel

informal
: to waste time trying to do something that has already been done successfully by someone else

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“Reinvent the wheel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reinvent%20the%20wheel. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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