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replacing

verb
present participle of replace

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1 to take the place of
  • the old street lights were replaced by more energy-efficient models

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2 to bring, send, or put back to a former or proper place
  • took the fragile vase down to look at it and then gently replaced it on the shelf

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“Replacing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/replacing. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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