replace string

Using regex_replace how can I modify strings with more than one condition.

example ..
In a column I want to change say any text with "ADMIN" to "Administrator"
and anything with say FP FINAL to FP Final - everything else stays as is.

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update table
set column=
case column like '%ADMIN%' then 'Administrator'
case column like '%FP FINAL%' then 'FP Final'
else column
you don't need or want regular expressions for this...

update yourtable set yourcolumn = replace(replace(yourcolumn,'ADMIN','Administrator'),'FP FINAL','FP Final')

but if you want to try you can change "replace" to "regexp_replace"   - it will work but it will be les efficient

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unless I'm misunderstanding the requirement, I recommend NOT using the suggestion in

for one, it's illegal syntax
two, if it did work

case column like '%ADMIN%' then 'Administrator'

that will change
     'This is an ADMIN account'

which doesn't seem correct,  similarly the other replace would also change all of the non-FP FINAL characters as well

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