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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.
One of her neighbours said: "This is a quiet and pretty little mews and none of us want building alterations to spoil it.
Updated California Green Building Code--CALGreen--requirements for nonresidential building alterations and additions;
Tenders are invited for community building alterations.
Many councils have to tell people they have no money to pay for the necessary building alterations.
Often, they are hiding their former glory underneath decades of building alterations and additions and decor.
This does not just affect building alterations but also potentially impacts on what you choose to grow in your garden.
BUILDING ALTERATIONS They deserve medals for apprehending the burglar.
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.
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.

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