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Duplicate

Definition
noun, plural: duplicates
One that resembles or corresponds to another; an identical copy.
adjective
Twofold; double; identical; resembling the other.
verb
To make a copy of something; to produce or do a repetition of something; to double; to reproduce by dividing oneself into two, as in infusoria duplicating to form another of their kind.
Supplement
Word origin: From Latin duplicatus (past participle of duplicare”).

Related forms: duplicates (verb: simple present), duplicating (verb: present participle), duplicated (verb: simple past)
Related term: duplication


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