sed whole word search and replace

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Published on 2009-06-23T11:37:18Z Indexed on 2010/03/17 0:21 UTC
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Hi,

How do I search and replace whole words using sed? Doing sed -i 's/[oldtext]/[newtext]/g' will also replace partial matches of [oldtext] which I don't want it to do.

Thanks, Kenneth

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