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replacement

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noun re·place·ment \ri-ˈplās-mənt\

Simple Definition of replacement

  • : the act of replacing something

  • : a person or thing that replaces someone or something else

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of replacement

  1. 1 :  the action or process of replacing :  the state of being replaced

  2. 2 :  one that replaces another especially in a job or function

Examples of replacement in a sentence

  1. We need a replacement for our old vacuum cleaner.

  2. Where can we get replacement parts for the tractor?



Circa 1790

First Known Use of replacement

circa 1790


REPLACEMENT Defined for Kids

replacement

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noun re·place·ment \ri-ˈplās-mənt\

Definition of replacement for Students

  1. 1 :  the act of putting back, taking the place of, or substituting :  the state of being put back or substituted

  2. 2 :  1substitute




Law Dictionary

replacement

noun re·place·ment

Legal Definition of replacement

  1. 1a :  the act of replacing :  the state of being replaced b :  an insurer's option under a policy to replace or repair damaged property rather than pay the insured for the loss

  2. 2 :  something that replaces; specifically :  a new fixed asset or portion of an asset that takes the place of one discarded (as because of deterioration)





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