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ersatz: Meaning and Definition of

er•satz

Pronunciation: (er'zts, -sts, er-zts', -sts'), [key]
? adj.
  1. serving as a substitute; synthetic; artificial: an ersatz coffee made from grain.
?n.
  1. an artificial substance or article used to replace something natural or genuine; a substitute.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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