Meaning of REPLACEMENT in English

REPLACEMENT

/ rɪˈpleɪsmənt; NAmE / noun

1.

[ U ] the act of replacing one thing with another, especially sth that is newer or better :

the replacement of worn car parts

replacement windows

2.

[ C ] a thing that replaces sth, especially because the first thing is old, broken, etc. :

a hip replacement

3.

[ C ] replacement (for sb) a person who replaces another person in an organization, especially in their job :

We need to find a replacement for Sue.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.