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replacement

noun     /rɪˈpleɪs.mənt/
C1 [U] the process of replacing something with something else: the replacement of existing computer equipment replacement windowsReplacing and exchanging B2 [C] someone who does a job instead of someone else, or something that you use instead of something else: The agency sent a replacement for the secretary who resigned.Replacing and exchanging
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