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Usage examples for duplication

  1. The method involves much duplication of effort, which is particularly wasteful when the instruction of small groups is involved. – Wage Earning and Education by R. R. Lutz
  2. In addition to accumulating material, they are also striving by organization, by improvement in method, and by co- operation, to give greater efficiency to the material they hold, to make it more widely useful, and by avoidance of unnecessary duplication in process to reduce the cost of its administration. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  3. Certain thermometers had been placed in positions on the sea ice and up on the Ramp by Simpson, and these we were in the habit of visiting during the course of our exercise; the thermometer reading was done by volunteers who signified their intention to Simpson in order to avoid duplication of observation. – South with Scott by Edward R. G. R. Evans
  4. Thus, just as the co- operation of Erasmus with Froben, which began shortly before the death of Aldus, brought the Basel press into prominence, so this duplication just before the death of Froben, of the business of Henri Estienne with the two firms of Robert Estienne and Simon de Colines materially aided the rivalry of Paris. – Fine Books by Alfred W. Pollard
  5. Later on, and as the crowning achievement in the phonograph field, from a commercial point of view, came the duplication of records to the extent of many thousands from a single " master." – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  6. So long as the accounting systems were comparable, a great deal of duplication would be avoided. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  7. The very obvious explanation that the whole duplication is an optical illusion has been brought forward more than once, but never in a conclusive manner. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  8. We must eliminate waste and duplication of effort in the armed services. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  9. The American committee worked in cooperation with the agents of the government and other relief organizations, so as to avoid duplication – Modern India by William Eleroy Curtis
  10. The following three years brought a duplication of the developments of 1903- 1906. Again membership fell off only to return in the spring of 1909. Again the union demanded formal recognition, and again it was refused. – A History of Trade Unionism in the United States by Selig Perlman
  11. Against its continuance in peace the Army and Navy urge that, with the best of wills, there is a great difference between having an integral branch of a service to work with other services and having to deal with an independent organization, and argue increased cost, duplication competition and disjointed action. –  by
  12. A factor has also occurred which causes duplication of the legs. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  13. Whatever literal absurdity there may be in it, the duplication seems greatly to augment what was even our greatest conception of the thing. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  14. But the party which had originated the clamor for the States- general, now, encouraged by their success, put forward two fresh demands; the first, that the number of the representatives of the Commons should equal that of both the other orders put together, which they called " the duplication of the Third Estate;" the second, that the three orders should meet and vote as one united body in one chamber; the two proposition taken together being manifestly calculated and designed to throw the whole power into the hands of the Commons. – The Life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France by Charles Duke Yonge
  15. To avoid duplication of effort. – The Online World by Odd de Presno
  16. But the hypothesis of the duplication of the body in this extraordinary fashion is one which cannot be accepted until the immaterial body is photographed under test conditions at the same time that the material body is under safe custody in another place. – Real Ghost Stories by William T. Stead
  17. This meeting was called to see if there was any prospect of we field workers co- operating on a field worker's level, if we could in any way help each other, avoid duplication of effort, that sort of thing. – Black Man's Burden by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  18. The organization of the office work of the telegraph, telephone, and express companies, the railroads, and the occasional large wholesale company in Cleveland is a nearly exact duplication of that of other district or division offices controlled by these companies in other cities. – Wage Earning and Education by R. R. Lutz
  19. 154- 21. Under the direction of the governor, the directors of departments shall devise a practical and working basis for cooperation and coordination of work and for the elimination of duplication and overlapping functions. – Mining Laws of Ohio, 1921 by Anonymous
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