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Translation of "instead" - English-Spanish dictionary

instead

adverb   /ɪnˈsted/
A2 in the place of someone or something else en vez de eso, en su lugar There’s no chicken – would you like lamb instead?
instead of someone/something
A2 in the place of someone or something else en vez de alguien/algo Why don’t you help instead of complaining?
(Definition of instead from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

instead

adverb /inˈsted/
as a substitute; in place of something or someone en su lugar, en cambio I don’t like coffee. Could I please have tea instead?
instead of
in place of en vez de Please take me instead of him You should have been working instead of watching television.
(Definition of instead from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Translations of “instead”
in Korean -대신에…
in Arabic بَدَلًا مِن…
in Malaysian sebagai ganti…
in French à la place…
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…
in Vietnamese thay vì…
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 Chinese (Simplified) 作为替代…
in Indonesian sebagai gantinya…
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