replacing

present participle of replace
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as in superseding
to take the place of the old street lights were replaced by more energy-efficient models

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as in restoring
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 5 Feb. 2023.

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