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noun [C]     /kləʊn/ US  /kloʊn/
a plant or animal that has the same genes as the original from which it was producedGeneticsInnate and congenital informal disapproving someone or something that looks very much like someone or something else: Most people saw her as just another blond-haired, red-lipped Marilyn Monroe clone.Describing people with the same qualitiesSimilar and the same specialized computing a computer that operates in a very similar way to the one that it was copied fromComputer concepts
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