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noun replacement pronunciation in British English /rɪˈpleɪsmənt/
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singularreplacement
pluralreplacements
  1. 1
    [countable] someone or something that takes the place or does the job of another
    replacement for: He wasted little time in finding a replacement for me.
  2. 2
    [uncountable] the process of replacing one person or thing with another
    The computers are out-of-date and require replacement.
    1. a.
      [only before noun] used for replacing something
      replacement hormones
      a replacement valve

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