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substitution

[‚səb·stə′tü·shən]
(psychology)
A defense mechanism whereby an unattainable or unacceptable goal, emotion, or object is replaced by one that is more attainable or acceptable.

Substitution

A material or process offered in lieu of, and equivalent to, the specified material or process.

Substitution

 

(law), in a will, the naming of a second heir, called a substitute heir. In Soviet law—for example, in Article 536 of the Civil Code of the RSFSR—a substitute heir can accede to an inheritance only if the first heir dies before the opening of the inheritance or does not accept the inheritance. In several other socialist countries, such as Hungary and Poland, legislation provides for substitution. In Poland, the law of inheritance allows substitution not only with respect to an heir ex testamento but also with respect to an heir ab intestato (art. 963 of the Civil Code).

substitution

A material or process offered in lieu of, and as being equivalent to, a specified material or process.

Substitution

Arsinoë
put her own son in place of Orestes; her son was killed and Orestes was saved. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 32]
Barabbas
robber freed in Christ’s stead. [N.T.: Matthew 27:15–18; Swed. Lit.: Barabbas]
Canty, Tom
young beggar takes to throne in prince’s stead. [Am. Lit.: The Prince and the Pauper]
Edward, Prince of Wales
kingling becomes urchin in clothing exchange. [Am. Lit.: The Prince and the Pauper]
George, Tobey
after Marcus’s death, replaces him in his family. [Am. Lit.: The Human Comedy]
Hagar
thinking herself barren, Sarah offers slave to Abraham. [O.T.: Genesis 16:1–4]
Leah
deceptively substituted for Rachel in Jacob’s bed. [O.T.: Genesis 29:22–25]
whipping boy
surrogate sufferer for delinquent prince. [Eur. Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 942]
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Thus, it is argued that family enrichment is most effectively characterized by the substitutional nature of its outcomes for family firm stakeholders, and posited that family enrichment benefits the family at the direct expense of firm performance.
The concentrations of isolated substitutional nitrogen in all the samples in this study confirmed that nitrogen was intentionally added during their growth.
Despite the use of titanium and its alloys as implants in human body increasing evidence is found that titanium and various substitutional alloying elements leach into the crevicular space around the implant [11-12,84-86].
T" is in effect a substitutional variable that will determine what numeral gets displayed depending on conditions.
Genealogical measures of differentiation were about twice that of traditional measures, indicating that substitutional differences between haplotypes and alleles among drainages accounted for a substantial amount of genetic differentiation.
Assuming that such quantification is objectual rather than substitutional, the apparent truth of claims like (4) yields another challenge to NFL.
A mere substitutional provision "if X predeceases me" may be insufficient to exclude the operation of the section.
I use the UK data and employ the Tobit model to test the debatable substitutional relationship between leasing and debt financing.
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Following a historical and scientific overview of ancestral sequence reconstruction, the use of the technique to applications of drug design and substitutional mapping is discussed.
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