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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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Studies have shown that they tend to be well educated, not the opposite, and that they embrace alternative modalities not so much because they are dissatisfied with mainstream medicine as because, according to John Astin, PhD, a researcher at the Stanford University School of Medicine, they find non-traditional approaches to healing and wellness "congruent with their own values, beliefs, and [holistic] philosophical orientations toward health and life.
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Those camps that serve meals family style will need to designate a part of the dining room as the alternative food area.
Despite the satisfactory track record, many CPAs continue to doubt alternative work schedules are a viable option for a serious, career-minded professional.

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