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replacement

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreplacementre‧place‧ment /rɪˈpleɪsmənt/ ●●○ W3 noun  1 REPLACE[uncountable] when you get something that is newer or better than the one you had before Our old car is badly in need of replacement. replacement windows2 knee/hip/joint replacement3 [countable]REPLACE someone or something that replaces another person or thingreplacement for It was difficult to find a replacement for Ted.
Examples from the Corpus
replacementSteve just announced he was leaving, but the coach has already started looking around for a replacement.Your business would probably soon begin to struggle, as the search for a replacement proceeded.Consultants undertook the highways valuation on a depreciated replacement cost basis.A little more than a week later, the Dodgers purchased the contract of Mike Busch, a former replacement player.At a surprise meeting before evening chow, he announced his retirement to Saigon and introduced his replacement, Major Williams.She wondered what his replacement would be like.Underlay will most likely require replacement following water damage.They asked Barbara to stay on until they could find a suitable replacement for her.I'm just a temporary replacement for the receptionist.And when her Ford Capri was in a crash the replacement was a diesel-powered Ford Sierra.If renal function is adequate, diuresis should be instituted after volume replacement, to induce urinary calcium losses.replacement forJohn's planning to retire as soon as they find a replacement for him.
From Longman Business Dictionaryreplacementre‧place‧ment /rɪˈpleɪsmənt/ noun1[countable] a product, piece of equipment etc that takes the place of the one currently being usedreplacement forThe device was designed as a replacement for the standard telephone.2[countable]HUMAN RESOURCES someone who takes the place of another person in a job, position etcreplacement forThe company will seek a replacement for its chief finance officer.3[uncountable]COMMERCE when a company gives someone a product instead of one that they bought that was damaged or not perfectthe replacement of damaged goods
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