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change

 [chānj]
conversion of something to a different form.
culture change the sum of the changes that occur in a culture over time in response to various circumstances; such changes result from contact between groups and forces within the culture.
dressing change/wound care in the omaha system, the observing, cleansing, irrigating, or covering of a wound, lesion, or incision.
reciprocal c's the changes seen in leads facing the wall opposite to a myocardial infarction; they were formerly thought to be purely electrical but are now considered a sign of more extensive myocardial damage.
role change in the omaha system, movement away from or into a set of expected behavioral characteristics.

al·ter·a·tion

(awl'ter-ā'shŭn), Do not confuse this word with alternation.
1. A change.
2. An act of making something different.

alteration

change.
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One of the common concerns about HCD designation is that home owners are unduly restricted in their right to make building alterations.
English Heritage sees permanent building alterations as the last option after temporary or managed access solutions have been tried.
This does not just affect building alterations but also potentially impacts on what you choose to grow in your garden.
Other costs include $48,000 in site work for safety barricades and post-demolition redevelopment, $152,000 to stabilize the building with shoring and bracing, $100,000 for demolition and material removal, and $180,000 in building alterations.
Building alterations and installations of facility and workshop equipment are expected to take six months.
Any other business would ensure that customers are properly catered for during building alterations.
PAINTINGS by artists whose work sells for thousands of pounds have been destroyed during building alterations at the Royal Liverpool hospital.
One effect of the increases in property values is that the cost of any building alterations becomes more cost effective, compared with moving house.
Giving councils stronger powers to stop illegal fly-tipping, building alterations, littering, and noise pollution.
She has been living in her predecessor's quarters while overseeing building alterations to her new home.
CPO provides programming, pre-design, cost estimating, design and constructions services for building alterations, additions, new construction and grounds improvements.

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