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replacement

Pronunciation: /rɪˈpleɪsmənt/

Translation of replacement in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (act) sustitución (feminine), reemplazo (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) replacement value [Finance] valor (masculine) de reposición
    Example sentences
    • In spite of three hip replacements, Adams manages to visit his local pub to play piquet most evenings and continues to write.
    • Private patients regularly skip the queue to obtain private treatment in public hospitals for elective operations such as cataracts, hip replacements and heart bypass operations.
    • His choreographic style has influenced twentieth century dance but the pendulum shows signs of swinging away from hyper-extensions - and multiple hip replacements.
    1.2 countable/numerable (person) sustituto, (masculine, feminine) we're looking for a replacement for Helen estamos buscando un sustituto para Helen, estamos buscando a alguien para sustituir or reemplazar a Helen 1.3 countable/numerable (object) I'll buy you a replacement te compraré uno nuevo, te compraré otro (before noun/delante del nombre) [doors/windows] modular replacement parts repuestos (masculine plural), piezas (feminine plural) de recambio or de repuesto, refacciones (feminine plural) (Mexico/México)
    Example sentences
    • What is an understudy or replacement to do when he takes over a role vacated by a star?
    • The range covers the full spectrum from ultraportable to desktop replacement, hitting all price points along the way.
    • Other cousins, replacements for my Polish uncles, stood around the keg with cups of beer.

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