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substitute

noun agent, alternate, alternative, delegate, deputy, double, emissary, envoy, factor, lieutenant, pinch hitter, plenipotentiary, proxy, regent, replacement, representation, representative, stand-in, steward, stopgap, substitution, supplanter, surrogate, temporary expedient, trustee, understudy
See also: agent, alienate, alternate, alternative, change, commute, conduit, convert, cover, delegate, deputy, devolve, disjunctive, displace, exchange, false, imitation, intermediary, liaison, plenipotentiary, procurator, provisional, proxy, quid pro quo, replace, replacement, representative, secondary, stopgap, succedaneum, supersede, supplant, surrogate, transform

SUBSTITUTE, contracts. One placed under another to transact business for him; in letters of attorney, power is generally given to the attorney to nominate and appoint a substitute.
     2. Without such power, the authority given to one person cannot in general be delegated to another, because it is a personal trust and confidence, and is not therefore transmissible. The authority is given to him to exercise his judgment and discretion, and it cannot be said that the trust and confidence reposed in him shall be exercised at the discretion of another. 2 Atk. 88; 2 Ves. 645. But an authority may be delegated to another, when the attorney has express power to do so. Bunb. 166; T. Jones, 110. See Story, Ag. Sec. 13, 14. When a man is drawn in the militia, he may in some cases hire a substitute.

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commissioned both studies to meet FDA requirements for post-marketing surveillance of the fat substitute, also known by the brand name Olean.
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They're made math Procter & Gamble's fat substitute olestra (Olean).
Barely had the fat substitute penetrated the snack market when a smoother, less offensive altern-a-fat appears in the form of Z-Trim.
Olestra, the fat substitute that tastes like the rich stuff but has zero calories, has been known to cause diarrhea, cramping, and other nasty side effects in some people.
George Inglett, a chemist with the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, began making a fiber-based fat substitute last year, when FDA ruled that foods with three grams or more of dietary fiber could be marketed as healthy.
A consumer group has asked the Food and Drug Administration to withdraw its recent approval of a fat substitute, olestra, on the basis of a study that found that 20 percent of people who ate chips made with the product had gastrointestinal problems, 3 percent of them severe.
Low- or no-fat crackers won't necessarily be better for you once the fat substitute olestra (Olean) hits the cracker aisle, which could happen as early as this summer.
A recent development that restaurant chains will be watching closely is how olestra, the controversial fat substitute, fares in market tests this year.