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n.1.The quality of being alternative, or of offering a choice between two.
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There can be no alternative to contingent alternativeness itself.
But we might want to make the distinction between these two types of alternativeness.
Gref said, 'We did not initiate that [withdrawal from ARB - TASS] but we said we are ready to support other banks seeking to set up another association that would be based on the principle alternativeness and where interests of the community would prevail over interests of individual leaders.
This fundamental characteristic of intellectual property has been designated in the patent context as the principle of alternativeness.
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