What is the name of the effect where every other frame is dropped and the remaining frames are duplicated?

Like this...

ABCDEFG   // 1: original
ACEG      // 2: every other frame deleted
AACCEEGG  // 3: remaining frames duplicated

Does Final Cut have this feature?

If not, how do I do this?

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    Thank you. I found some nice tutorials on the subject when searching for "strobe effect"/"strobe filter". Please create an answer with this in it (rather than a comment) so that I can accept it as the correct answer. Thanks again.
    – Nina
    Feb 9 '19 at 4:15
  • In After Effects it's called posterize time
    – stib
    Feb 13 '19 at 0:37

Back in the days of analog video, TBCs used to call that a strobe effect. It looks like Premiere has a strobe filter, but I don't know if it can be configured to do the freezing, instead of flashes.

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