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spare


spare

noun

Definition of SPARE

an interchangeable part or piece of equipment that is kept on hand for replacement of an original <we promptly replaced the burnt-out lightbulb with a spare>
Synonyms extra, reserve
Near Antonyms archetype, original, prototype

February 27, 2015
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An explanation or underlying reason
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