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Synonyms for duplication
ˌdu plɪˈkeɪ ʃən, ˌdyu-du·pli·ca·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. duplicate, duplicationnoun

    a copy that corresponds to an original exactly

    "he made a duplicate for the files"

    Synonyms:
    gemination, duplicate, extra

  2. duplication, geminationnoun

    the act of copying or making a duplicate (or duplicates) of something

    "this kind of duplication is wasteful"

    Synonyms:
    gemination, duplicate

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How to use duplication in a sentence?

  1. Michael Hurwitz:

    They were very keen that there was no duplication of effort (on testing) ... We are trying to work out what would be a sensible cooperative programme of testing.

  2. Umberto Eco:

    There is a constant in the average American imagination and taste, for which the past must be preserved and celebrated in full-scale authentic copy; a philosophy of immortality as duplication. It dominates the relation with the self, with the past, not infrequently with the present, always with History and, even, with the European tradition.

  3. Nuzhat Naweed:

    It all sounds good but there is still a question mark over how it works in practice, the challenge is how you manage personnel to give them enough flexibility, without inefficiencies or duplication.

  4. Evelyn Sanguinetti:

    We know the number is incredibly high and we are first place in the whole country when it comes to the numbers of local government we have in Illinois, right now the focus is on the duplication of services. We want to take a look at streamlining that and to save taxpayer money.

  5. President Trump on Monday:

    This executive order is another major step toward making the federal government efficient, effective and accountable to the people, there is duplication and redundancy everywhere. Billions and billions of dollars are being wasted on activities that are not delivering results.

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