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clone

noun [C]
 
 
/kləʊn/
PRODUCTION a product that is very similar to another one that it was copied from: The doll was created as a cheap Barbie clone.
IT a computer that operates in a very similar way to the one that it was copied from: His competitive pricing helped launch the IBM-PC clone industry during the 1980s.
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