duplication :

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dyooh pluh kay shuhn

  • n  a copy that corresponds to an original exactly
  • n  the act of copying or making a duplicate (or duplicates) of something
    this kind of duplication is wasteful

  • The list also shows massive duplication in some accounts.
  • One divides again and again and again, spawning hundreds of copies of itself before exhausting its powers of duplication and dying out.
  • Not having to attempt a duplication of reality liberates a good animator's imagination.
News & Articles

    The new Omaha Public Schools board is off to a fast start. Plans for a series of audits that will look for duplication and inefficiencies, as well as to help set priorities for strategic planning, are smart moves.
    June 23, 2013 - Omaha World-Herald
  • Why our prehistoric, parasitic 'jumping' genes don't send us into meltdown
    A new study reveals for the first time how the movement and duplication of segments of DNA known as transposons, is regulated. This prevents a genomic meltdown, and instead enables transposons to live in harmony with their hosts — including humans.
    June 21, 2013 - Science Daily

  • Nick Harvey in KBS Radio
    They will need to be less focused on scale when contributing to multinational operations, with the emphasis moving to quality,Harvey said. "We should have less duplication of capabilities held in large numbers by our NATO allies."
  • Tony Hayward in guardian.co.uk
    There is massive duplication and a lack of clarity of who does what,said Mr Hayward at a gathering of staff in Houston.
  • Charles Prince in Forbes
    In the memo, Prince said: "We will consolidate certain back-office, middle-office and corporate functions at the business, regional and headquarters levels to eliminate duplication of effort and focus, instead, on building truly efficient,...

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