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substitute

  
      n  
   (=person)     (replacing worker)    remplaçant (e)      m/f     ,   (replacing parent, child)    substitut    m  
a substitute for a parent      le substitut d'un parent  
→ Her husband was a substitute for the father she had never had.        
     (SPORT)   (=player)   remplaçant (e)      m/f     
to come on as a substitute      rentrer en remplacement  
→ Allan came on as a substitute in the second half.        
   (=thing)   substitut    m  , succédané    m     
→ It's just a hobby, something I wouldn't miss much if I found a substitute.        
a substitute for sth      un substitut de qch  
→ You can use sunflower oil as a substitute for olive oil, but it doesn't taste as good.        
a sugar substitute      un substitut du sucre  
→ It may replace saccharin as a sugar substitute.        
→ efforts to find a blood substitute made from animal blood        
to be no substitute for sth      ne pas remplacer qch  
→ Inspiration is no substitute for solid hard work.        
→ The printed word is no substitute for personal discussion with a great thinker.        
there is no substitute for ...      rien ne remplace ...  
→ There is no substitute for practical experience.        
→ Giving money helps, but there really is no substitute for giving your time.        
      vt  
   (=use instead)  
to substitute A for B      remplacer B par A  
→ Piano wire was substituted for one of the ordinary strings.        
You can substitute sugar for honey.      Vous pouvez remplacer le miel par du sucre.  
Numbers had been substituted for letters.      Des lettres avaient été remplacées par des nombres.  
to substitute B with A      remplacer B par A  
→ On the vegetarian menu, we substituted cold meats with vegetable soup.        
If your first choice hotel is unavailable, we may substitute it with one of equal quality.      Si votre hôtel de premier choix est complet, nous pouvons le remplacer par un autre, de qualité égale.  
     [+player]   remplacer  
He was substituted after 25 minutes.      Il a été remplacé au bout de 25 minutes.  
to substitute A for B      remplacer B par A  
The coach substituted him for Alan Smith.      L'entraîneur l'a fait rentrer pour remplacer Alan Smith.  
      modif  
[parent, family, father]  
de substitution  
→ The ability to create a substitute family goes a long way to help traumatized children with these feelings of dislocation.        
[activity, topic]   de rechange  
→ Have a substitute activity in mind in case it rains.        
→ If you don't have enough data on your chosen topic you'll have to choose a substitute topic.        
[staff member, delegate]   de substitution, de remplacement  
→ A substitute delegate is welcome at no extra cost.        
[material, ingredient, source]   de substitution, de remplacement  
→ If you don't eat meat or fish you need to find a substitute source of these nutrients.        
→ a petroleum distillate used as a substitute propellant instead of chlorofluorocarbons        


substitute teacher  
      n     (US)   suppléant (e)      m/f  
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
n.
remplaçant
[Bus.]
v.
substituer (vt.) ; remplacer (vi.)
[Bus.]
adj.
suppléant
[Bus.]
n.
enseignant suppléant ; professeur remplaçant
[Educ.];[US]
n.
produit de substitution
[Bus.]
n.
oestrogène de substitution
[Med.]
n.
sel diététique
[Med.]
n.
produit de substitution des stupéfiants
[Med.]
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'substitute' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
n.
substitute
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adj.
substitute
v.
substitute
adj.
substitute
n.
substitute
exp.
to substitute for
n.
substitute teacher
n.
substitute foodstuffs
n.
substitute fuel
~
n.
substitute auditor
[Bus.]
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