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in place of

Definition of in place of

  1. :  as a substitute or replacement for (someone or something) <In place of butter, olive oil was served with the bread.> <The prince ruled the kingdom in place of his father.>



Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  physical environment :  space

    :  a way for admission or transit

    :  physical surroundings :  atmosphere

  1. :  to put in or as if in a particular place or position :  set

    :  to present for consideration

    :  to put in a particular state


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