Definition of in duplicate in US English:

in duplicate


  • Consisting of two exact copies.

    ‘forms to complete in duplicate’
    • ‘With a changed political topography, all major public buildings - museums and opera house - were now in duplicate.’
    • ‘‘The only difference is that paper tickets are printed out in duplicate, whilst e-tickets are stored safely in our computer system,’ she said.’
    • ‘Take note that this was in duplicate, with color, too - there were some parts which had to be in red font.’
    • ‘The Application for licensing as a Customs and Excise bonded warehouse should be made on the letterhead of the applicant in duplicate and addressed to the Commissioner for Customs and Excise.’