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v. re·du·pli·cat·ed, re·du·pli·cat·ing, re·du·pli·cates
1. To repeat over and again; redouble.
a. To double (the initial syllable or all of a root word) to produce an inflectional or derivational form.
b. To form (a new word) by doubling all or part of a word.
To be doubled.
[Late Latin reduplicāre, reduplicāt- : Latin re-, re- + Latin duplicāre, to duplicate; see duplicate.]
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1. to make or become double; repeat
2. (Linguistics) to repeat (a sound or syllable) in a word or (of a sound or syllable) to be repeated, esp in forming inflections in certain languages
3. doubled or repeated
4. (Botany) (of petals or sepals) having the margins curving outwards
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re•du•pli•cate(v. rɪˈdu plɪˌkeɪt, -ˈdyu-; adj. -kɪt, -ˌkeɪt)
v. -cat•ed, -cat•ing,
1. to double; repeat.
2. to form (a derivative or inflected form) by doubling a syllable or other part of a word, sometimes with modifications.v.i.
3. to become doubled.
4. to become reduplicated.adj.
[1560–70; < Late Latin reduplicātus, past participle of reduplicāre= Latin re- re- + duplicāre to double, duplicate]
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Past participle: reduplicated
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|Verb||1.||reduplicate - form by reduplication; "The consonant reduplicates after a short vowel"; "The morpheme can be reduplicated to emphasize the meaning of the word"|
linguistics - the scientific study of language
|2.||reduplicate - make or do or perform again; "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick"|
replicate, copy - reproduce or make an exact copy of; "replicate the cell"; "copy the genetic information"
recapitulate - repeat stages of evolutionary development during the embryonic phase of life
geminate, reduplicate - form by reduplication; "The consonant reduplicates after a short vowel"; "The morpheme can be reduplicated to emphasize the meaning of the word"
reproduce - make a copy or equivalent of; "reproduce the painting"
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reduplicate[rɪˈdjuːplɪkeɪt] VT → reduplicar
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