Usage examples for duplication

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. So long as the accounting systems were comparable, a great deal of duplication would be avoided. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  8. 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
  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