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Spanish translation of “replace”


verb /rəˈpleis/
to put, use etc (a person , thing etc ), or to be put, used etc, in place of another
I must replace that broken lock He replaced the cup he broke with a new one Cars have replaced horses as the normal means of transport .
to put (something) back where it was
devolver a su sitio , volver a poner / colocar
Please replace the books on the shelves .
replaceable adjective
Don’t forget that every player in this team is replaceable.
replacement noun
I must find a replacement for my secretary – she’s leaving next week .
(Definition of replace from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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