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    #1

    "duplicate" or "duplication"?

    I don't know which is correct. Please help.

    Don't worry, I have a duplicate/duplication on my hard drive.

    I've looked up in the dictionary and found that both of them are nouns.

    So which is correct? Or both?

    I hope to hear from you soon

    Thanks.

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    Re: "duplicate" or "duplication"?

    Quote Originally Posted by ngoc_lan View Post
    I don't know which is correct. Please help.

    Don't worry, I have a duplicate/duplication on my hard drive.

    I've looked up in the dictionary and found that both of them are nouns.

    So which is correct? Or both?

    I hope to hear from you soon

    Thanks.
    Of the two "duplicate" is correct. I'd probable say "I have a copy on my hard drive".

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    Re: "duplicate" or "duplication"?

    So in which context should I use "duplication", not "duplicate"?

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    Re: "duplicate" or "duplication"?

    Quote Originally Posted by ngoc_lan View Post
    So in which context should I use "duplication", not "duplicate"?
    I can't think of any good reason to use "duplication" instead of "duplicate".

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    Re: "duplicate" or "duplication"?

    "We have to arrange for the duplication of all of these files for storage in a secure off-site area."

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