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English definition of “supplant”

supplant

verb [T] uk   /səˈplɑːnt/ us    /-ˈplænt/ formal
to replace: Printed books will soon be supplanted by e-books. Small children can often feel supplanted in their parents' affections (= that their parents no longer like them as much) when a new brother or sister is born.
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