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Usage examples for duplication

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. So long as the accounting systems were comparable, a great deal of duplication would be avoided. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. A factor has also occurred which causes duplication of the legs. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
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