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du·pli·ca·tion

 (do͞o′plĭ-kā′shən, dyo͞o′-)
n.
1.
a. The act or procedure of duplicating.
b. The condition of being duplicated.
2. A duplicate; a replica.
3. Genetics
a. The occurrence of a repeated section of genetic material in a chromosome.
b. The formation of such a duplication.

duplication

(ˌdjuːplɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
1. the act of duplicating or the state of being duplicated
2. a copy; duplicate
3. (Genetics) genetics a mutation in which there are two or more copies of a gene or of a segment of a chromosome

du•pli•ca•tion

(ˌdu plɪˈkeɪ ʃən, ˌdyu-)

n.
1. an act or instance of duplicating.
2. the state of being duplicated.
3. a duplicate.
[1490–1500]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.duplication - a copy that corresponds to an original exactly; "he made a duplicate for the files"
computer backup, backup - (computer science) a copy of a file or directory on a separate storage device; "he made a backup in case the original was accidentally damaged or erased"
copy - a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing; "she made a copy of the designer dress"; "the clone was a copy of its ancestor"
counterpart, similitude, twin - a duplicate copy
match, mate - an exact duplicate; "when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook"
2.duplication - the act of copying or making a duplicate (or duplicates) of something; "this kind of duplication is wasteful"
copying - an act of copying

duplication

noun copying, reproduction, photocopying, xeroxing, replication, photostating the illegal duplication of documents
Translations
نَسْخَه طِبْق الأصْل، إسْتِخْراج نُسْخَه
kopie
gentagelserepetition
másolás
tvírit; fjölritun; tvöföldun
rozmnoženie
çoğaltmakopyalama

duplication

[ˌdjuːplɪˈkeɪʃən] N (= copying) → duplicación f; (= repetition) → repetición f innecesaria

duplication

[ˌdjuːplɪˈkeɪʃən] n [effort] → répétition f

duplication

n (of documents, act) → Vervielfältigung f; (= duplicate)Kopie f; (= double)Doppel nt; (of efforts, work)Wiederholung f; save expenses by avoiding duplication of efforttun Sie nichts zweimal, sparen Sie Kosten

duplication

[ˌdjuːplɪˈkeɪʃn] n (gen) → ripetizione f
we want to avoid duplication of work/effort → vogliamo evitare un doppio lavoro/sforzo

duplicate

(ˈdjuːplikət) adjective
exactly the same as something else. a duplicate key.
noun
1. another thing of exactly the same kind. He managed to find a perfect duplicate of the ring she had lost.
2. an exact copy of something written. She gave everyone a duplicate of her report.
(-keit) verb
to make an exact copy or copies of. He duplicated the letter.
ˌdupliˈcation noun
ˈduplicator (-kei-) noun
a machine for making copies.

du·pli·ca·tion

n. doblez, pliegue; duplicación.
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