Meaning of SUBSTITUTION in English

SUBSTITUTION

( n. )

The act of substituting or putting one person or thing in the place of another; as, the substitution of an agent, attorney, or representative to act for one in his absense; the substitution of bank notes for gold and silver as a circulating medium.

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