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[ UK /ɹɪplˈe‍ɪsmənt/ ]
[ US /ɹɪˈpɫeɪsmənt/ ]
  1. a person who follows next in order
    he was President Lincoln's successor
  2. an event in which one thing is substituted for another
    the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood
  3. someone who takes the place of another person
  4. filling again by supplying what has been used up
  5. a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
  6. the act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another
    replacing the star will not be easy
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How To Use replacement In A Sentence

  • Back in the mid-1980s, for example, knee replacement surgery was considered a success if the patient wound up with 90 degrees of flexion, which is "nothing near normal," he says. Latest News
  • I had given my replacement my helmet, and I sat on the bench seat deaf and dumb.
  • He battled on with temporary replacements, which kept getting dislodged in training and preseason games. The Sun
  • The search for a replacement cause brought with it shallow opportunism, the honing of public relations skills and a ragbag of nostrums, some of them purloined from its political opponents.
  • The guard left before his replacement came.
  • The band simply didn't have the time or resources to find an adequate replacement for Frank.
  • It also boasts an unmatched ventilation and antifog system, removable interior cheek pads and a sturdy chinstrap that can be removed to allow cleaning or replacement.
  • I had given my replacement my helmet, and I sat on the bench seat deaf and dumb.
  • It's more trouble than it's worth to take it back to the shop and ask for a replacement.
  • The drawings themselves will be used to produce the zinc templates from which workmen in the Minster stoneyard will work when they begin to carve the replacement stones.
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