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replicate

verb     /ˈrep.lɪ.keɪt/
[T] formal to make or do something again in exactly the same way: Researchers tried many times to replicate the original experiment .Copying and copiesForgery [I or T] specialized biology, computing If organisms and genetic or other structures replicate, they make exact copies of themselves: Chromosomes replicate before cells divide and multiply . Computer viruses replicate them selves and are passed along from user to user .Copying and copiesForgery replication     /ˌrep.lɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ noun [C or U] formal
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