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Translation of duplicate in Spanish:


American English: /ˈd(j)upləkət/
British English: /ˈdjuːplɪkət/
  • (before noun) a duplicate copy
    un duplicado
    a duplicate key
    un duplicado or una copia de una llave
    duplicate invoice
    (double invoice) factura (feminine) por duplicado
    Example sentences
    • They were duplicate copies that the commission had.
    • For example, I never realised you should keep duplicate copies of receipts.
    • And beyond duplicate copies, we just don't have that much space here anyway!


American English: /ˈd(j)upləkət/
British English: /ˈdjuːplɪkət/
  • in duplicate
    Example sentences
    • Now things are sorted, you should be able to identify duplicates, spares, and rubbish.
    • What you really need is some kind of weighted-sampling without replacement (which you can simulate by throwing out duplicates, but then you waste time trying to find a reasonable sample).
    • The pair were both head down reading duplicates of some glossy brochures.

transitive verb

American English: /ˈd(j)upləˌkeɪt/
British English: /ˈdjuːplɪkeɪt/
  • 1 (copy)
    hacer copias de
    Example sentences
    • Simply, we're now able to copy an atom, duplicating everything about it except its position and velocity in a new atom somewhere else.
    • I have taken pictures in rain and snow and duplicated exact copies of this same type of picture in the past for experimentation purposes.
    • More likely, they thought they could duplicate the Spain success.
  • 2 (repeat)
    repetir (en forma innecesaria)
    Example sentences
    • Now the president is saying, oh, well, we might give you tax relief if you will sign on to my prescription drug proposal, which duplicates coverage that's already provided.
    • Research that duplicates other work unnecessarily or which is not of sufficient quality to contribute something useful to existing knowledge is unethical
    • Alliances create better communities which tap into the strength of their multiple institutions and decrease unnecessarily duplicated resources.
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