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      n  
1    a possibility of choice, esp. between two things, courses of action, etc.  
2    either of such choices  
we took the alternative of walking     
      adj  
3    presenting a choice, esp. between two possibilities only  
4    (of two things) mutually exclusive  
5    denoting a lifestyle, culture, art form, etc., regarded by its adherents as preferable to that of contemporary society because it is less conventional, materialistic, or institutionalized, and, often, more in harmony with nature  
6      (Logic)      another word for       disjunctive       3  
  alternatively      adv  
  alternativeness      n  


alternative curriculum  
      n     (Brit. education)   any course of study offered as an alternative to the National Curriculum  
alternative energy  
      n   a form of energy derived from a natural source, such as the sun, wind, tides, or waves,   (Also called)    renewable energy  
alternative hypothesis  
      n     (Statistics)   the hypothesis that given data do not conform with a given null hypothesis: accepted only if its probability exceeds a predetermined significance level  
   See       hypothesis testing  
  
Compare  
    null hypothesis  
Alternative Investment Market  
      n   a market on the London Stock Exchange enabling small companies to raise capital and have their shares traded in a market without the expenses of a main-market listing,   (Abbrev.)    AIM  
alternative medicine  
      n   the treatment, alleviation, or prevention of disease by techniques such as osteopathy and acupuncture, allied with attention to factors such as diet and emotional stability, which affect a person's general wellbeing,   (Also called)    complementary medicine      See also       holism       2  
Alternative Vote  
      n   modifier   of or relating to a system of voting in which voters list the candidates in order of preference. If no candidate obtains more than 50% of first-preference votes, the votes for the bottom candidate are redistributed according to the voters' next preference  
   See       proportional representation  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
bitch (alternative term)
adv.
from without, from external sources
Latin expression used mostly in the juridical field.
v.
search for (food)
exp.
acronyme de "there is no alternative"
phrase chère jadis à Mme THATCHER reprise au G20 de novembre 2011 contre le Premier ministre grec et son référendum
adj.
refers to a product or service whose design, blueprint or code is free to use and modify
Examples of open source projects: Linux, Mozzila Firefox (softwares); DIY open drones (drone design), arduino (electronics)
n.
A specific technical worksheet tool with performer's requirements. Excellent start of negotiations between performers, managers and contractors. (These requirements might include sound and light conditions for the show, food lodging and transportation of artistic talents)
n.
A person who rejects consumerism and seeks to contribute to the environmental protection by reducing waste, especially by retrieving and using discarded food and other goods.
blend of 'free' and 'vegan'. Ex: I met a group of freegans, and I was blown away when they showed me how much food is wasted every day.
n.
restaurant; bar, pub, cafe that serves also food
[UK]
n.
a person whose diet consists principally, if not only, of locally grown or produced food
Ex: Having concerns about ecological issues I became a locavore even if I have to make concessions for staples such as coffee, tea, salt or sugar which are difficult to find close to home
n.
The practice of restricting the amount of food a person eats (self-imposed starvation seen with anorexia nervosa) in order to consume greater amounts of alcohol or of purging (as seen with bulimia nervosa) to try to reduce caloric intake to offset the calories consumed in alcohol.
[Med.] "Drunkorexic" behaviors most often stem from the fear of weight gain from alcohol.
n.
someone who is picky about food, doesn't want to try new foods
n.
1. a package containing food, clothes or other items that the receiver has difficulties in procuring by himself; 2. a package containing small gifts for close persons
n.
any food, beverage, drug or activity that helps people feel more comfortable in social occasions
Ex: Having an alcohol beverage might be seen as a kind of social lubrificant as so far as it helps some peole overcome their shyness
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