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English definition of “clone”

clone

verb [T]
 
 
/kləʊn/
PRODUCTION to create a product that is very similar to another one: The idea was pioneered by Freemarket, and cloned by countless others.
to create an illegal copy of something such as a credit card: The card is then cloned and cash taken from the victim's account.
(Definition of clone verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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