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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sur·ro·gate /ˈsɝəˌget, ˈsʌrə-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sur·ro·gate /-gət, ˌget/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sur·ro·gate n.
 1. A deputy; a delegate; a substitute.
 2. The deputy of an ecclesiastical judge, most commonly of a bishop or his chancellor, especially a deputy who grants marriage licenses. [Eng.]
 3. In some States of the United States, an officer who presides over the probate of wills and testaments and yield the settlement of estates.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sur·ro·gate v. t. To put in the place of another; to substitute. [R.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : providing or receiving nurture or parental care though not
            related by blood or legal ties; "foster parent";
            "foster child"; "foster home"; "surrogate father" [syn:
      n 1: someone who takes the place of another person [syn: alternate,
      2: a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others
         [syn: deputy]