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instead

adverb uk   us   /ɪnˈsted/
A2 in place of someone or something else: There's no coffee - would you like a cup of tea instead?
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in Arabic بَدَلًا مِن…
in Korean -대신에…
in Malaysian sebagai ganti…
in French à la place…
in Turkish ...ın/in yerine…
in Italian invece, al posto di…
in Chinese (Traditional) 作為替代…
in Russian вместо…
in Polish zamiast (tego), w zamian…
in Vietnamese thay vì…
in Spanish en su lugar, en cambio…
in Portuguese em vez disso…
in Thai แทน…
in German statt dessen…
in Catalan en lloc d’això…
in Japanese その代わりに…
in Indonesian sebagai gantinya…
in Chinese (Simplified) 作为替代…
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