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to do, use, or occur in successive turns

one that takes the place of another

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someone who takes the place of another person

go back and forth

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exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions

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be an understudy or alternate for a role

reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)

do something in turns

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every second one of a series

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serving or used in place of another

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occurring by turns

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of leaves and branches etc

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Alternate member Hal Bernson, a Los Angeles councilman, said the report was either ``the lazy way out or gutless.
Now, in accordance with the revised articles of association, the Board of Directors shall consist of no fewer than nine and no more than eleven regular members and one alternate.
Alternate Employee Representatives Per Ekstrom Monica Hellstrom
I'm absolutely convinced of this - this jury was colorblind,'' said another white alternate, a male retired lab worker who wore badge 206.
After sitting through this, I can now say that no one should ever presume to judge a verdict by a jury that you did not sit on,'' said a white male alternate, badge 27.
Defense lawyer Harland Braun said a better option might be to include alternates as silent partners in deliberations.
The better thing is to let alternates sit in on deliberations and not participate.
A juror's illness prompted Ventura Superior Court Judge Allan Steele to postpone Daniel Tuffree's trial Tuesday for two days rather than name an alternate juror to the panel.
Kossoris noted that both sides fought over selection of the four alternate jurors and that keeping the jury intact would avoid another battle.
Only an estimated 5 percent of more than 3,900 delegates and alternates were in town before the weekend, with the bulk arriving Saturday and today.
The pool of alternate jurors is shrinking in the trial of four youths charged with killing an Agoura Hills teen-ager and wounding his friend.
It was the second close miss in as many sectional tries at El Cab for Holtby, who two years ago lost in a playoff for an alternate berth that ended up getting into the U.
A white, 19-year-old alternate juror was removed from the civil case after being accused of sleeping through most of the trial.