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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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Alternatively, the IRS suggested that the transfer of the historical business of PRS to X could be viewed as a disguised sale of partnership interests from W and V to X.
Alternatively, in order to avoid or reduce the withholding tax, the non-resident may choose to render the services outside Canada to the extent feasible thereby producing inefficiency in the performance of the services and increasing the cost.
2601-1 (b) (4), if a new, exempt trust can otherwise be created, its life can be stated as either no longer than a life in being at the creation of the exempt trust plus 21 years or, alternatively, no longer than 90 years from the creation of the new trust.
TEI believes that the personal property tax on inventory operates as an impediment to the growth and development of businesses dealing in tangible goods and recommends alternatively that the tax be repealed or, at a minimum, be creditable against the regular franchise tax liability of the company.
Alternatively, the former Marlton stockholders are entitled to appraisal rights under Pennsylvania law, and a full description of these rights, including business and financial information regarding Marlton, will be mailed promptly to all former Marlton stockholders.
AMS 1424 (as amended) and SAE Type IV fluid or alternatively SAE Type II gem.
Alternatively, the participant spouse can create a promissory note in favor of the nonparticipant spouse in exchange for the latter's community property interest in all or a portion of the plan assets.
Alternatively, he notes, it might have stemmed from molten rock periodically dripping off the burning body.
Alternatively, 401 (k) plans may even be eliminated if they're deemed too costly by employers.
Alternatively, I would be delighted to hear from you at (408) 765-1733.
Alternatively a replay will be available through December 3, 2006, at 877-660-6853, Account #: 286, Conference ID #: 218208, beginning approximately one hour after the event.
Aberdeen Heat & Power Company Limited may alternatively seek to undertake further mini-competition(s) upon the conclusion of this minimum period under the proposed framework agreement with a view to sourcing an alternative supplier to that which is awarded the contract for the initial minimum 12 month period.

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