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awl tuh ray shuhn

  • n  an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
  • n  the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
  • n  the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)

  • One rare and classic exception to this rule, the peppered moth, underwent a major alteration during just 50 years in 19th century Englandthus providing living proof of Darwin's .
  • The Internet will undergo substantial alteration as optical technologies allow the transmission of many trillions of bits per second on each strand of the Internet's fiber-optic .
  • Jurors said they based their decision instead on Andersen's alteration of an internal memo that was critical of an Enron earnings release.
News & Articles

  • building permits
    The following commercial new construction and commercial addition/alteration permits were issued between May 29 and June 5....
    June 16, 2013 - The Norman Transcript
  • Millrock Shareholders Approve Alteration of Articles to Include Advance Notice Provision
    Millrock Resources Inc. announces that the Company is proceeding with an alteration of its Articles to include advance notice provisions relating to the nomination of individuals for election of directors. ...
    June 12, 2013 - Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance
  • New Oroperu Reports Alteration of Articles
    New Oroperu Resources Inc. reports that it is proceeding with the alteration of its articles to include advance notice provisions relating to the nomination of individuals for election of directors. These ...
    June 11, 2013 - Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  • John Negroponte in Taiwan Journal
    Negroponte said that Taiwan's UN application was "a mistake," adding that Washington would interpret the push for a UN seat as a step "toward a declaration of independence of Taiwan" and "an alteration of the status quo."
  • William Shakespeare in Economic Times
    Writing what for us are rather cutesy lines, he said "Let me not to the marriage of true minds/Admit impediments. Love is not love/Which alters when it alteration finds/Or bends with the remover to remove ......"
  • Neelie Kroes in Deutsche Welle
    The Swedish measures were well-designed and needed little alteration to take full account of the state aid rules' requirements that such schemes are non-discriminatory and minimize potential distortions of competition,said Competition...

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