Meaning of reduplication


Pronunciation: (ri-d"pli-kā'shun, -dy"-), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of reduplicating; the state of being reduplicated.
  2. something resulting from reduplicating.
    1. reduplicating as a grammatical pattern.
    2. the added element in a reduplicated form.
    3. a form containing a reduplicated element.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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