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Variant of supersede.
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Verb1.supercede - take the place or move into the position of; "Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left"; "the computer has supplanted the slide rule"; "Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school"
replace - substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected); "He replaced the old razor blade"; "We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago"; "the insurance will replace the lost income"; "This antique vase can never be replaced"
put back, replace - put something back where it belongs; "replace the book on the shelf after you have finished reading it"; "please put the clean dishes back in the cabinet when you have washed them"
deputise, deputize, step in, substitute - act as a substitute; "She stood in for the soprano who suffered from a cold"
displace, preempt - take the place of or have precedence over; "live broadcast of the presidential debate preempts the regular news hour"; "discussion of the emergency situation will preempt the lecture by the professor"
usurp - take the place of; "gloom had usurped mirth at the party after the news of the terrorist act broke"
oust - remove and replace; "The word processor has ousted the typewriter"
come after, succeed, follow - be the successor (of); "Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?"
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To avoid such a scenario, financial advisers suggest those close to or in their early years of retirement to invest in high yielding stocks that would help generate a regular income while superceding inflation.
PCAOB will accomplish its mission, she said, by "replacing, superceding and supplanting 60 years of self-regulation and standard-setting by public accounting firms." Needless to say, she added, this is both a major change and an awesome responsibility.
59 only applies to publicly traded companies required to file a tax return with the California Franchise Tax Board; government agencies located in California, where the amount of the restatement exceeds the planning materiality; and charitable organizations registered by the Attorney General, in which the restatement has resulted in an amended or superceding IRS Form 990 or 990PF.
Scotland's youngest political party is now superceding Scotland's oldest political party.