Recommendations from the Government Accountability Office on reducing waste and duplication need to be enforced, not ignored.
Superimposing the route maps of United and Continental shows an extraordinary amount of duplication.
early 15c., "doubling," from Middle French duplicacion (13c.) and directly from Latin duplicationem (nominative duplicatio), noun of action from past participle stem of duplicare (see duplicate (adj.)). Meaning "repetition" is from 1580s.
duplication du·pli·ca·tion (dōō'plĭ-kā'shən, dyōō'-)
The existence or growth into two corresponding parts.