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verb [transitive] formal American English pronunciation: supplant /səˈplænt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theysupplant
he/she/itsupplants
present participlesupplanting
past tensesupplanted
past participlesupplanted
  1. to replace something or someone, often as a result of being more powerful

    Their concern is that central decision-making will supplant local government.

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