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reduplication

noun

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1 something that is made to look exactly like something else
  • that old-looking colonial mansion is actually a 20th-century reduplication of the original, which was destroyed many years ago

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2 the act of saying or doing over again
  • ever since I was forced to do a reduplication of a day's work, I've been more conscientious about hitting my computer's "save" button

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The first known use of reduplication was in 1555

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“Reduplication.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reduplication. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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