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instead

adverb
 
 
/ɪnˈsted/
in place of someone or something else
作为替代
There's no coffee - would you like a cup of tea instead?
没有咖啡——来杯茶怎么样?
You can go instead of me, if you want.
如果你愿意,你可以代替我去。
Replacing and exchanging
Translations of “instead”
in Spanish en su lugar, en cambio…
in Arabic بَدَلًا مِن…
in Korean -대신에…
in Portuguese em vez disso…
in French à la place…
in German statt dessen…
in Catalan en lloc d’això…
in Japanese その代わりに…
in Russian вместо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 作為替代…
in Italian invece, al posto di…
in Turkish ...ın/in yerine…
in Polish zamiast (tego), w zamian…
(Definition of instead from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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