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(Option), noun alternate choice, choice, conclusion, decision, determination, discernment, discretion, discrimination, distinction, election, embracement, free selection, judgment, pick, recourse, remaining course, selection, voluntary decision
Associated concepts: alternative conditions


(Substitute), noun change, other choice, replacement, succedaneum, superseder, supplanter
Associated concepts: alternative conditions, alternative connract, alternative covenant, alternative judgment, alternaaive legacy, alternative obligation, alternative plea, alterrative pleading, alternative relief, alternative remedies, alternative writs
See also: call, choice, cover, elective, expedient, loophole, option, plan, replacement, secondary, stopgap, substitute, vicarious

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.

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We have two goals for our analysis: firstly, with our analysis we will illustrate the diversity of initiatives that shape the alternativeness (opposition) to the intensification discourse; secondly, we will illustrate how NUFI can be an instrument of analysis that gives a possibility to analyse the initiatives representing post-modern discourse without losing the diversity initiatives have.
Once the suits caught on that alternative, especially FM, radio was garnering audiences to rival the traditional AM staples, those stations got sucked into the mainstream, became safe money makers and so valuable that their alternativeness disappeared.
It is the crossing of different kinds of spaces that creates narrative time, whose alternativeness to the time of the present allows narrative time to become a means of realising the time of another world.
It is in these terms that many essays in this volume approach their subjects although, since these are the terms in which much recent Shakespeare criticism has been conducted, this presents them with the challenge of alternativeness.
It was said that all the above distanced Soviet development from alternativeness, bringing it much closer to the capitalist model.

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