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substitute

verb
 
 
/ˈsʌbstɪtjuːt/
B2 [T] to use someone or something instead of another person or thing: You can substitute pasta for the rice, if you prefer.Replacing and exchanging
substitute for sb to do someone's job because they are not there: I'm substituting for her while she's on holiday.Replacing and exchanging
substitution
 
 
/ˌsʌbstɪˈtjuːʃən/ noun [C, U]
Translations of “substitute”
in Korean 대신하다…
in Arabic يَستَبدِل…
in French substituer…
in Turkish yerine koymak, yerine kullanmak…
in Italian sostituire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 用…代替,代之以…
in Russian заменять…
in Polish zastępować…
in Spanish sustituir…
in Portuguese substituir…
in German ersetzen…
in Catalan substituir…
in Japanese ~を代理にする, ~を代用する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 用…代替,代之以…
(Definition of substitute verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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