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awl tur nuh tiv

  • n  one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen
    there no other alternative
  • s  serving or used in place of another
    an alternative plan
  • s  necessitating a choice between mutually exclusive possibilities
    alternative possibilities were neutrality or war
  • s  pertaining to unconventional choices
    an alternative life style

  • Frequent-flier miles aren't the only alternative currency.
  • Obama has said he would like to spend $150 billion over the next 10 years developing alternative energy.
  • A young, vibrant alternative scene has turned music on its ear.
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  • Downing students discuss alternative energy
    As the country continues to explore alternative sources of energy, a group of sixth-graders at Downing Middle School has joined in the search.
    June 16, 2013 - Flower Mound Leader
  • Alternative Fueled Vehicle Roadshow stops in Augusta
    Georgia's Alternative Fueled Vehicle Roadshow stopped in Augusta on Friday to share the newest technology available for vehicles powered by propane, natural gas and electricity.
    June 14, 2013 - The Augusta Chronicle
  • Alternative Investments: Unique Assets, Advanced Strategies, Inherent Risks
    By Hal M. Bundrick With the stock and bond markets in choppy waters, investors have been searching for life boats: an investment with an income component and upside potential. Alternative mutual funds -- or "alt" funds -- have been touted as just such a solution. These funds allow exposure to global real estate, commodities, leveraged loans, unlisted securities and other non-traditional assets ...
    June 12, 2013 -

  • Steve Ballmer in Forbes
    didn't agree to a deal by the deadline, Microsoft would "take our case directly to your shareholders, including the initiation of a proxy contest to elect an alternative slate of directors for the Yahoo! board," Ballmer wrote.
  • President Bush in FOXNews
    Last year, America continued its mission to fight and win the war on terror and promote liberty as an alternative to tyranny and despair,Bush said in the statement wishing Americans a happy new year. "In the New Year, we will remain on the...
  • Henry Paulson in Washington Post
    I am convinced that this bold approach will cost American families far less than the alternative _ a continuing series of financial institution failures and frozen credit markets unable to fund economic expansion,Paulson said in a prepared...

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