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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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First alternate James Driscoll got in earlier as a replacement for Mark Hensby, who withdrew Tuesday.
Will you need to file an IFR alternate for this flight?
According to the IPH, airports with only a GPS approach procedure cannot be used as an alternate by users lacking WAAS-equipped aircraft.
In all, there are 109 candidates on the ballot of the union's Hollywood division for 31 open seats and 21 alternate slots.
If the CPUC does not adopt the proposed bankruptcy settlement agreement (which is embodied in Peevey's first alternate proposed decision (Peevey 1)), Fitch believes that a CPUC consensus may be forged from Commissioner Peevey's preferred alternate proposed decision two (Peevey 2) and Commissioner Brown's (Brown).
Some, however, go literally a step beyond, such as the requirement for specifying an alternate destination (as well as hopefully having some rough plan for getting there).
Alternates have no voting privilege unless their voting member is absent.
Local alternates were each fraught with myriad problems requiring things like flak jackets or Imodium to defeat.
Most of LAFCO's nine members and six alternates remain undecided on the question of whether and how the commission should divide the assets, and are waiting to see the results of the public hearings and the negotiations between the city and secessionists.
Bitstream looks for captivating text and display designs, and also seeks out expanded character sets (such as small caps, rare ligatures, alternates, and ornaments) to complement the character set for OpenType.
Board Alternates Nils-Fredrik Nyblaeus, deputy to the CEO
Nine jurors and alternates met with reporters after the panel was dismissed from service.