There are 2 translations of substitute in Spanish:

substitute1

Pronunciation: /ˈsʌbstətuːt; ˈsʌbstɪtjuːt/

n

  • 1.1 (thing) substitute (for sth) sucedáneo (masculine)(de algo) coffee/sugar substitute sucedáneo del café/del azúcar there's no substitute for experience nada puede sustituir a la experiencia there is no substitute for doing it by hand no hay nada como hacerlo a mano accept no substitutes! ¡no acepte imitaciones! 1.2 (person) sustituto, (m,f), reemplazo (m), suplente (mf) to be a substitute for sb sustituir* a algn she's just a substitute for his mother ella no es más que un sustituto de la figura materna (before noun/delante del nombre) [goalkeeper/player] suplente
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    • There is no substitute for immediate political intervention to diffuse this crisis.
    • Real-time data informing the passenger of poor service availability is no substitute for improved service availability.
    • No substitute for experience exists, though, and I certainly will not make the same mistake again.
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    • The instructor had been an older man and someone that Carl had seen as a father figure, a substitute to fill part of a missing piece of his life.
    • Before World War II, the single mother remained within her family circle, where a grandfather or uncle could become a substitute father.
    • Victorio is dispassionate and controlling as the substitute father figure.
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    • Each team will comprise of 5 players and two substitutes and games begin at 9.30 am prompt.
    • Parsley again goes into a cup match without a substitute goalkeeper.
    • On an earlier occasion, I suggested that if a player is injured and unable to take part, a substitute should replace the injured man and take part in the game without any restrictions whatsoever.

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adj
triumphal …
Cultural fact of the day

The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.

There are 2 translations of substitute in Spanish:

substitute2

vt

  • sustituir*, reemplazar*to substitute sth for sth substitute X for Y sustituir* la Y por X substitute honey for sugar sustituya or reemplace el azúcar por miel
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    • Plastic mesh can be substituted for the wire mesh.
    • The stem bark yields quality fibre that may be substituted for jute, but is stated to be of no advantage over jute.
    • It could also save the lives of laboratory mice because chicken eggs and embryos share many genes and biochemical pathways with mammals, so they can be substituted for live animals in experiments.

vi

  • to substitute for sth/sb can you substitute for me (on) Friday night? ¿me puedes sustituir or reemplazar el viernes por la noche? in this recipe parsley can substitute for coriander en esta receta el cilantro se puede sustituir por perejil
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    • Bananas are a good alternative to potatoes as a source of potassium, and citrus fruits can substitute for broccoli to cover vitamin C requirements.
    • Unmanned air surface and undersea vehicles can substitute for the loss of a number of ships, but not for all of them.
    • Insurers have guaranteed schools that non-teaching staff employed to patrol school property or to substitute for staff on uncertified sick leave will be covered.

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Word of the day triunfal
adj
triumphal …
Cultural fact of the day

The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.