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"replacement" in British English

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replacementnoun

uk   /rɪˈpleɪs.mənt/ us   /rɪˈpleɪs.mənt/
C1 [U] the process of replacing something with something else: the replacement of existing computer equipment replacement windows
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.
[C] in sports, a player who is used for part of a game instead of another player
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(Definition of replacement from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"replacement" in Business English

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replacementnoun

uk   /rɪˈpleɪsmənt/ us  
[C] a thing or person that takes the place of something or someone else: a replacement for sb/sth We now use LEDs as replacements for conventional light bulbs.a permanent/temporary replacement She has agreed to take on the role of chairman until a permanent replacement is found. He remained on the board until his replacement arrived in mid-March.
[U] the act of replacing one thing or person with another: replacement of sth Water prices will go up to pay for the replacement of a crumbling pipe network. They make replacement parts for tractors. The company has hired 42 replacement workers.
(Definition of replacement from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“replacement” in Business English

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