el sucedáneo
-the substitute
See the entry for sucedáneo.

sucedáneo

el sucedáneo, la sucedánea(
soo
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seh
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dah
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neh
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oh
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This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (alternative)
a. substitute
Inicialmente, se pensó que la soya sería el sucedáneo perfecto para la carne.Initially, it was thought that soy would be the perfect meat substitute.
Esta tela es un sucedáneo común para el terciopelo.This fabric is a common velvet substitute.
b. replacement
Los batidos no se supone que sean sucedáneos de comidas.Shakes are not meant to be meal replacements.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (which serves as an alternative)
a. substitute
Si están agotadas las existencias, le ofreceremos productos sucedáneos.If we're out of stock, we'll offer substitute products.
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sucedáneo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. ersatz, substitute
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
2. (sustituto)
a. substitute
3. (fig)
a.
ser un sucedáneo deto be an apology for
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sucedáneo
adjective
substitute
substitute
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