instead of  

Fau lieu de
  • Préposition
    1. In lieu of; in place of; rather than.
      1. He walked to school instead of taking the car. ‎
  • Plus d'exemples
    1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
      • The government have done a U-turn and are now supporting greater European integration instead of opposing it.
      • Could you do me a burger with mayonnaise instead of ketchup?
      • But Payton, with so many available choices on the N.F.L.’s No. 1 offense, seemed to be trying to outthink the Eagles instead of outpunch them.
    2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
      • Instead of having a nice modular eggcrate, we now want to build an immodular eggcrate. Deliberately we want to impose upon future teachers, not the nice simple eggcrate, but a more complicated one.
      • Instead of eating at fancy banquets with the president, we were drinking tea and eating ugali and sukumawiki,” or maize flour and greens.
      • Instead of Punta Cana, its name for the last 27 years, the restaurant was now called Casa de Campo — the same as an ultraluxe resort in the Dominican Republic.

Meaning of instead of for the defined word.

Grammaticalement, ce idiome "instead of" est un préposition.
  • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
    1. Prépositions
    Définition: Niveau 3
    Précis    ➨     Polyvalent

    Other Vocabulary

    Mots semblables
    1. en astern of
    2. en in aid of
    3. en instanton
    4. en steady on
    5. en unheard of