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duplicationnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌdjuːplɪˈkeɪʃən/
the ​practice of doing the same thing more than once, or having more than one ​person or thing to do the same ​task, when this is not necessary: As a ​result of the ​merger, there could be duplication among the two ​companies' ​administrativestaffs. There was enormous duplication of ​effort with each ​area having its own ​personnelteam. duplication of ​functions/roles/​services avoid/​eliminate/​reduce duplication
the ​practice of making an ​exactcopy of something, especially when this is ​illegal: The ​defendants never denied the ​illegal duplication, but ​claimed they had ​tried to obtain ​copyrights.
(Definition of duplication from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “duplication”
in Chinese (Simplified) 复制,拷贝…
in Chinese (Traditional) 複製,拷貝…
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