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re·place·ment

replacement

 
 
pronunciation:
rih pleIs mnt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of substituting or replacing.
Replacement of the damaged items was costly.
definition 2: a person or thing that takes the position of another or takes over the function of another.
Someone quit the bowling team, so they are looking for a replacement.
 
synonyms:
substitute