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ditto

adverb uk   /ˈdɪt.əʊ/ us    /ˈdɪt̬.oʊ/
used to agree with something that has just been said, or to avoid repeating something that has been said: "I hate these reality TV shows" "Ditto. What's on the other side?" Local residents are opposed to the proposal. Ditto many members of the council (= they are also opposed).Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities

ditto

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈdɪt.əʊ/ us    /ˈdɪt̬.oʊ/ (also ditto mark)
a symbol " that means 'the same' and is used in a list to avoid writing again the word written immediately above itPunctuation
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