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replacement

noun

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a person or thing that takes the place of another
  • seeing that the starting quarterback was unable to play, the coach immediately called in his replacement

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The first known use of replacement was in 1743

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“Replacement.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/replacement. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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