substitute vs. substitution – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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Substitute

Definition:

put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items

Examples:

substitute regular milk with fat-free milk

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Substitution

Definition:

an event in which one thing is substituted for another

Examples:

he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help

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