Definition of substitution noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌsʌbstɪˈtjuːʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsʌbstɪˈtuːʃn//
[uncountable, countable]
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an act of using one person or thing in the place of another Two substitutions were made during the game. substitution of A for B the substitution of low-fat spreads for butter substitution of B with A the substitution of butter with low-fat spreads