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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of putting one thing or person in the place of another; An event in which one thing is replaced for another.

Usage examples (39)
  • Coach Ross made two substitutions in the second half.
  • It must, however, be remarked that the term substitution would be preferable to conversion.
  • This substitution is an outcome of the now widely recognized squeeze on ordinary household incomes.
  • Although purists would disagree, this substitution is a far better alternative then foregoing the dish, especially if you like goat. for more
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