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English definition of “replace”

replace

verb [T] (CHANGE FOR)   /rɪˈpleɪs/
to take the place of something or put in the place of something or someone else: We replaced our old air conditioners. The ailing actress was replaced by her understudy. replacement    /rɪˈpleɪs·mənt/ noun [C/U] [U] The replacement of typewriters by computers happened quickly.
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