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CHANGE. The exchange of money for money. The giving, for example, dollars for eagles, dimes for dollars, cents for dimes. This is a contract which always takes place in the same place. By change is also understood small money. Poth. Contr. de Change, n. 1.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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According to Herscovitch & Meyer, (2002), Commitment to change as a force (mind-set) that binds an individual to a course of action deemed necessary for the successful implementation of a change initiative.
The strategy created a context of contemporary change in the classroom by applying a characteristic of complexity theory to the structure of a written assignment.
One of the changes was the installation of racks of electronics in the fuselage.
Climate change resulting from anthropogenic increases in the abundance of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere is the most important Earth Science issue facing the planet.
The changes in passenger screening and bomb detection are a classic example of this kind of risk assessment decision making.
If you want to focus people's attention in new directions in order to support implementing changes, these focusing mechanisms may need to be updated.
These forces of social change project polarizing views of modernity, social values, and of civil society.
The remaining 9 interventions involved changes in antimicrobial drug treatment, mainly aminoglycosides or cephalosporins.
Income below continuing operations includes discontinued operations, accounting changes and extraordinary items.
In talking with patients about making health-related personal behavior changes, many practitioners find the widely used model of the psychological change process underlying it to be very useful.
While much of this is deliberately startling--sometimes in order to change someone needs to be figuratively smacked in the side of the head with a 2 X 4--he has an exceedingly down-to-earth and salient point: "it is only good ideas that will allow companies to create and maintain a distance from their competitors."
New climate models posit that precipitation changes are occurring because of alterations in the temperature gradient between the Southern and Northern hemispheres.