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surrogateadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈsʌr.ə.ɡət/ us   /ˈsɝː.ə.ɡət/

surrogatenoun

uk   /ˈsʌr.ə.ɡət/ us   /ˈsɝː.ə.ɡət/
[C] something that replaces or is used instead of something else: For some people, reading travel books is a surrogate for actual travel.
also surrogate mother a woman who has a baby for another person who is unable to become pregnant or have a baby: She has agreed to act as a surrogate mother for her sister.
(Definition of surrogate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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surrogatenoun [C]

us   /ˈsɜr·ə·ɡɪt, -ˌɡeɪt/
someone or something that replaces or is used instead of someone or something else; a substitute for another: She seems to regard him as a surrogate for her father.
(Definition of surrogate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “surrogate”
in Spanish sustituto, suplente…
in Vietnamese người, vật thay thế…
in Malaysian pengganti…
in Thai ตัวแทน…
in French substitut…
in German der Ersatz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 替代的, 代理的…
in Turkish vekil, yerine geçen…
in Russian заменяющий…
in Indonesian pengganti…
in Chinese (Traditional) 替代的, 代理的…
in Polish zastępczy…
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