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DUPLICATE. The double of anything.
     2. It is usually applied to agreements, letters, receipts, and the like, when two originals are made of either of them. Each copy has the same effect. The term duplicate means a document, which is essentially the same as some other instrument. 7 Mann. & Gr. 93. In the English law, it also signifies the certificate of discharge given to an insolvent debtor, who takes the benefit of the act for the relief of insolvent debtors.
     3. A duplicate writing has but one effect. Each duplicate is complete evidence of the intention of the parties. When a duplicate is destroyed, for example, in the case of a will, it is presumed. both are intended to be destroyed; but this presumption possesses greater or less force) owing to circumstances. When only one of the duplicates is in the possession of the testator, the destruction of that is a strong presumption of an intent to revoke both; but if he possessed both, and destroys but one, it is weaker; when he alters one, and afterwards destroys it , retaining the other entire, it has been held that the intention was to revoke both. 1 P. Wms. 346; 13 Ves. 310 but that seems to be doubted. 3 Hagg. Eccl. R. 548.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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However, only a rare few finish strong -- developing duplicable success formulas; building strong client bases; and realizing their full potentials.
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Study any successful company that fields a large number of salespeople, and you'll discover that almost every one of those companies has evolved a well-defined, duplicable selling system.
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As the anthropologist Marilyn Strathern has argued, one of the most significant legacies of IVF was a new reproductive model, in which 'the natural facts' of sexual reproduction were reimagined as engineerable, duplicable, substitutable, and intervenable.
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In the contemporary world, in which surrogates for reality (actual physical things) are provided by "virtual reality" in whose eternal codes everything is infinitely duplicable and there is no more death than life, we are all the more in need of art's "earth," its timeliness and uniqueness, which aesthetic attunement alone enables us to "realize." Finally, there is in art the wonder at human ingenuity, amazement at genius at work in mastery of the techniques employed in object's creation and a delight in cooperation with the intention of the artist and his world by confirming and preserving the values inherent in the object, the worlds sustaining it and sustained by it.
What is fundamental is that the message of these operas should have a power of its own, not duplicable by other forms of art.