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verb [transitive] duplicate pronunciation in British English /ˈdjuːplɪkeɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyduplicate
he/she/itduplicates
present participleduplicating
past tenseduplicated
past participleduplicated
  1. 1
    to make an exact copy of something such as a document
    Digital images can be duplicated in seconds.
  2. 2
    to create a situation that is exactly like another one
    We hope to duplicate the success of last year’s auction.

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