Definition of in place of in English:

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in place of

Instead of.
Example sentences
  • In place of regulations, guidance is likely to be issued to schools to follow before reaching a decision.
  • In place of jammed highways, the city will have an emerald necklace of parkland.
  • In place of high walls and legions of armed guards, security largely depended on a metal door with a padlock.
Synonyms
instead of, rather than, as a substitute for, as a replacement for, in exchange for, in lieu of;
in someone's stead
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