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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Working as a replacement for someone who is ill or on leave of absence.

Usage examples (37)
  • Its name is seen as a play on Google's Chinese name "Gu Ge," substituting "jie," the Chinese word for older sister, for "ge," which means older brother.
  • I did all the same things, but I guess in substituting American brands something went just a little bit wrong.
  • "Koreans have taken to jokingly calling the side dish" geum-chi, "substituting in the Korean word for gold," CNN reports.
  • Forty calls to teachers who had narrowly failed, to ask if they would be interested in substituting, yielded only two yeses. for more
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