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ALTERNATIVE. The one or the other of two things. In contracts a party has frequently the choice to perform one of several things, as, if he is bound to pay one hundred dollars, or to deliver a horse, he has the alternative. Vide Election; Obligation; Alternative.

LEGACY, ALTERNATIVE. One where the testator gives one of two things to the legatee without designating which of them; as, one of my two horses. Vide Election.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Equinor is planning to invest more in alternative energy projects in the future, and it is expected that by 2030, up to 15 percent of investments will be directed to renewable energy projects.
Secretary Information Qaiser Alam had issued directives to start broadcasting public service messages on regular intervals using the government-run FM Radio Pakhtunkhwa channel providing details regarding traffic congestion and alternative routes at various spots in the city so that people may be directed accordingly.
Hanes purchased privately held Alternative Apparel in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately USD 60m on an enterprise basis.
Manufacturers are introducing new products with different flavors, packaging, and fortified products with DHA, calcium, and vitamin D to enhance its nutritional value.Peoples have started using milk alternatives products as to minimizes the allergic reaction caused by milk and milk based products, Asia is the biggest market for milk alternatives followed by North America from 2013 to 2014 sales for milk alternatives increase by nearly 40%.
The introduction of liquid alternative funds has widened the access of alternative strategies to individual investors.
Frank made a distinction between alternative asset classes and alternative strategies.
Conclusion: Similar studies should be done on the reasons for using and not using each medication of alternative medicines separately.
Although it is clear that a conditioned stimulus that reliably predicts reinforcement should be preferred over a stimulus that predicts reinforcement only 50 % of the time (Stagner and Zentall 2010), it appears that the stimulus that was never associated with reinforcement and that occurred on 80 % of the trials when that alternative was chosen did not show compensating conditioned inhibition that should have countered the effect of the conditioned reinforcer.
Stephenson Street to Reed Street, 4 June for 3 days with alternative route on Tynemouth Road.
(Dardfi) based here, said the group can't thank Flavier enough for his help in advancing the practice of alternative medicine and healing.

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