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replace +‎ -ment


  • IPA(key): /ɹɪˈpleɪsmənt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪsmənt


replacement (countable and uncountable, plural replacements)

  1. A person or thing that takes the place of another; a substitute.
    • 2010 December 28, Kevin Darlin, “West Brom 1 - 3 Blackburn”, in BBC[1]:
      Rovers lost keeper Robinson to a calf problem at half-time and his replacement Mark Bunn, making his Premier League debut, was immediately called into action - pushing away a vicious Peter Odemwingie drive at the near post.
  2. The act of replacing something.
    The replacement of that broken light-bulb will have to wait until I can buy a new one.
  3. The removal of an edge of crystal, by one plane or more.


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