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noun [countable/uncountable] substitution pronunciation in British English /ˌsʌbstɪˈtjuːʃ(ə)n/
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  1. the action of replacing someone or something with someone or something else
    The substitution was made just minutes before the end of the game.
    The election led simply to the substitution of one group of corrupt politicians by another.


a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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