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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics.

Usage examples (34)
  • The Secretary's great resource lies in supplanting the banks.
  • Yet he shies away from the idea of supplanting the CCTV gala.
  • Such a cut would be considered supplanting, which is prohibited, Bayard-Murray wrote.
  • A time pretended to share in this affection, until she conceived the idea of supplanting him. for more
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