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(of one or more things) Available as another possibility,
  1. (of one or more things) Available as another possibility
    • - the various alternative methods for resolving disputes
    • - the alternative definition of democracy as popular power
  2. (of two things) Mutually exclusive
    • - the facts fit two alternative scenarios
  3. Of or relating to behavior that is considered unconventional and is often seen as a challenge to traditional norms
    • - an alternative lifestyle
    • - they have one foot in alternative music and the other in rock
  1. One of two or more available possibilities
    • - audiocassettes are an interesting alternative to reading
    • - she had no alternative but to break the law

  1. alternate: serving or used in place of another; "an alternative plan"
  2. option: one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen; "what option did I have?"; "there no other alternative"; "my only choice is to refuse"
  3. necessitating a choice between mutually exclusive possibilities; "alternative possibilities were neutrality or war"
  4. pertaining to unconventional choices; "an alternative life style"
  5. Alternative is the ninth album by UK electronic music duo Pet Shop Boys. It was first released in 1995.
  6. This is a list of characters of the 2002 Kamen Rider Series Kamen Rider Ryuki.
  7. The Alternative (in Swedish: Alternativet) is a local political party in Ljungby Municipality, Sweden. Alternativet was founded in 1994. The party president is Roland Johansson, secretary Rune Arvidsson and treasurer Jörgen Källdalen.
  8. Alternative is a political party in Mauritania. The party won in the 19 November and 3 December 2006 elections 1 out of 95 seats.
  9. Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a genre of rock music that emerged in the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s. ...
  10. The Alternative is the second album by IAMX, released on April 28, 2006. It was re-issued on Metropolis Records in the US on May 6, 2008. In May 2010 it was re-issued on Fixt Records.
  11. (alternativity) A characteristic of something having alternative connotations, akin to the representation of choice between two or more possibilities; A term of magma used to describe identifiable properties in an algebraic structure
  12. (Alternatively) A power conditioner is a device expressively designed to con nonplussed audiophiles out of their hard earned money..
  13. (Alternatively) can mean ‘different’, ‘instead’ or ‘on the other hand’.
  14. (Alternatively) doors are available pre-finished in a stain or coloured paint.
  15. (Alternatively) find out how else you can contact the council
  16. (Alternatively) to use a different Glossary page within each namespace, change this line to:
  17. (alternatives) A list of possible choices from which you may select only one, as in "Would you like door A, B, or C?" Alternatives in regular expressions are separated with a single vertical bar: |. Alternatives in normal Perl expressions are separated with a double vertical bar: ||. ...
  18. ("alternatives") Alternatives to the use of live animals in research and teaching eg videos, in vitro work etc
  19. (Alternatives (Blood purifiers)) These herbs promote the cleaning action of spleen, liver, kidneys, and bowels and should be used for a long period of time in order to work little by little detoxify the bloodstream. Taking blood purifying herbs will improve digestion and glandular secretions. ...
  20. (Alternatives) A developing model of employment, as practiced by such companies as Semco, Google, DaVita, Freys Hotels and Linden Labs, seeks to set aside the "master-servant relationship" implicit in the traditional employment contract. ...
  21. (Alternatives) A form of debt relief referred to in contemporary times as debt restructuring or forbearance.
  22. (Alternatives) A number of different solutions and approaches that must be evaluated and chosen to attain the objectives of a project, INCLUDING DOING NOTHING.
  23. (Alternatives) A possible or existing solution to a problem, different from existing solutions.
  24. (Alternatives) An alternative asset is an asset that is typically not found in an investment portfolio. Examples include rare coins and stamps, natural resources, artwork, precious metals, private equity, and hedge funds. ...
  25. (Alternatives) Courses of action that may meet the objectives of a proposal at varying levels of accomplishment, including the most likely future conditions without the project or action.