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noun (ersatz, es)
  1. (rfquote-sense) Something made in imitation; an effigy or substitute.
    1. Made in imitation; artificial, especially of an inferior quality.
    Back then, we could only get coffee.
    Etymology: From the German Ersatz, a "replacement"; and from the German verb ersetzen, "to replace".

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