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substitute

noun agent, alternate, alternative, delegate, deputy, double, emissary, envoy, factor, lieutenant, pinch hitter, plenipotentiary, proxy, regent, replacement, representation, representative, stand-in, steward, stopgap, substitution, supplanter, surrogate, temporary expedient, trustee, understudy
See also: agent, alienate, alternate, alternative, change, commute, conduit, convert, cover, delegate, deputy, devolve, disjunctive, displace, exchange, false, imitation, intermediary, liaison, plenipotentiary, procurator, provisional, proxy, quid pro quo, replace, replacement, representative, secondary, stopgap, succedaneum, supersede, supplant, surrogate, transform

SUBSTITUTE, contracts. One placed under another to transact business for him; in letters of attorney, power is generally given to the attorney to nominate and appoint a substitute.
     2. Without such power, the authority given to one person cannot in general be delegated to another, because it is a personal trust and confidence, and is not therefore transmissible. The authority is given to him to exercise his judgment and discretion, and it cannot be said that the trust and confidence reposed in him shall be exercised at the discretion of another. 2 Atk. 88; 2 Ves. 645. But an authority may be delegated to another, when the attorney has express power to do so. Bunb. 166; T. Jones, 110. See Story, Ag. Sec. 13, 14. When a man is drawn in the militia, he may in some cases hire a substitute.

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Another key empirical issue in considering reversibility and substitutability is the capacity of technological progress to continue without bound, and the capacity of humans to keep up with perpetually accelerating technical change?
Since this appreciation is dependent on the ability of the characteristics to satisfy the needs of the demanders, the preference provides a more exact indication of the purchasing pattern - and thus of the substitutability - than the product similarity.
In calculating the surcharge, another indicator, the use of short-term wholesale funding, is calculated and used in place of the substitutability indicator, and that score is used to calculate a surcharge under a slighdy different formula than under method 1.
The reason why a logical inference chain is not applicable to drug substitutability rules is because G, EQ and the corresponding reference drug are not identical pharmaceutical products regarding rate and extent of bioavailability, even if they are considered as therapeutically comparable (REF vs EQ) or sufficiently bioequivalent (REF vs G) to a same reference drug product.
If capital-labour substitutability increases dramatically, wages may fall a lot.
We find from this sample that there is still a significant degree of imperfect substitutability between assets and, therefore, the return of bonds to the market would be expected to place downward pressure on prices and upward pressure on yields, equating to a monetary tightening.
Under both Bertrand and Cournot competition, the markup is decreasing in the degree of substitutability k and in the number of producers N for [lambda] > [omega]).
It has also been suggested that the beta value is a measure of substitutability (Foxall, 1999).
Imperfect substitutability between goods produced in different countries also has an extensive empirical confirmation.
Many factors, for example, new innovation in technology, drugs, diagnostic tools, prices and access to services, case management strategies, among others determine the degree of substitutability of health care (11).
After 5 lines beginning with "The," introducing nearly metaphorically the metonymic aspirations of the poem, its telling of "glories strung like beads on my smallest sights and hearings," the sixth line adumbrates the next anaphoric chain by starting "The others" and, after asserting a "tie" between temporally isolated others, the stanza ends with that very word "others" on the right margin only to have the poem "cross" the whitespace to find the same word waiting for it on the left, where it will, just like "The," serve as a formal device for introducing the available sites of percepts of place, what Bertrand Russell would later call "sensibilia," or "unsensed sense-data"; the anaphora will then model the substitutability of persons capable of pursuing those percepts.
Three of these six categories seek to assess the potential impact of a nonbank financial company's financial distress on the broader economy: size, interconnectedness, and substitutability, FSOC interpretive guidance stated.