substitution


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an event in which one thing is substituted for another

the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another: "he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help"

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The substitution in the middle of the century of free-trade for protection through the passage of the 'Corn-Laws' afforded much relief by lowering the price of food.
Musing on the strangeness of life, and on the invariable ultimate triumph of the insignificant and small over the important and vast, illustrated in this instance by the easy substitution in the arbour of slugs for grandfathers, I went slowly round the next bend of the path, and came to the broad walk along the south side of the high wall dividing the flower garden from the kitchen garden, in which sheltered position my father had had his choicest flowers.
A substitution of separate State sovereignties, in the place of the constituent sovereignty of the people, was the basis of the Confederate Union.
The substitution was made so carefully that my spies, if I had any, could have no suspicion of it.
Some of the incidents contained in the following pages will be recognized, notwithstanding the substitution of fictitious names, by such as have heard, from old men's lips, the fate of the few combatants who were in a condition to retreat after "Lovell's Fight.
Captain Wentworth was on the watch for them, and a chaise and four in waiting, stationed for their convenience in the lowest part of the street; but his evident surprise and vexation at the substitution of one sister for the other, the change in his countenance, the astonishment, the expressions begun and suppressed, with which Charles was listened to, made but a mortifying reception of Anne; or must at least convince her that she was valued only as she could be useful to Louisa.
I had already an ugly, unformed idea of some substitution or reversal of parts; then I stooped to turn the bookstand myself, by accident, and I instantly knew everything, for I saw the two cups revolve once more, like moons in the sky.
The story of the gaiters, the appetite in the Swiss professor's house, the substitution of fifty roubles for two hundred and fifty--all such details, in fact, were got from him.
If each head of household expenditure had been mentioned to him beforehand, he would have probably observed that "it could hardly come to much," and if any one had suggested a saving on a particular article-- for example, the substitution of cheap fish for dear-- it would have appeared to him simply a penny-wise, mean notion.
Sergei Kalashnikov, First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Economic Policy, held an extended meeting of the Interim Commission for Monitoring Economic Development on the topic "Implementing the Import Substitution Program as a Factor for the Development of the Economy of the Russian Federation.
Sligo introduced seven subs during their 0-22 to 3-7 win over Antrim at Markevicz Park on Saturday evening, but one of the seven was a blood substitution when Mark Breheny was replaced by Kyle Cawley after 44 minutes.
As the world entered the post crisis era, the world economy and financial markets become more complex, from the second half of 2015, commodity prices, global stock prices have fluctuated sharply, bring great impact on developing countries, Russia, Brazil and other countries have the currency by selling the currency substitution phenomenon, resulting in the currency exchange rate fall, a serious impact on the economy (Fan, 2008).
Setting public policy to reduce negative externalities associated with heavy drinking requires precise estimates of the demand for alcohol as well as how substitution changes over time.
WASHINGTON--Women using chronic prescription opioids while pregnant have obstetrics outcomes similar to those of women chronically using illegal opioids and/or other forms of opioid substitution therapy.
The First Division of the Commision on Elections (Comelec) has opined that the process of substitution, as currently worded in the Omnibus Election Code (OEC), may lead to bastardization of the selection process of candidates who will be fielded during elections.