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1 something or someone that strongly resembles another
  • in adulthood he became sort of a living duplication of his late father

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2 something that is made to look exactly like something else
  • a duplication of an ancient Chinese vase for the mass market

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3 the act of saying or doing over again
  • let's avoid duplication of effort on this group project if we can

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The first known use of duplication was in the 15th century

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“Duplication.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 25 January 2020.

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