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n.1.The quality of being alternative, or of offering a choice between two.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Among the primary tasks, the CEC identified ensuring transparency and wide alternativeness, as well as raising public awareness.
Her multi-mundialism is based on the concepts of "alternativeness", "epistemic indifference", and "normative insularity".
The brief literature survey of the presented paper just is highlighting the principal possibilities of the proposed methods implementations in those areas of science that relate with the multiattribute assessment of road design solutions [3], geometric design of turbo roundabouts [4], or the journal paper [5] dedicated to the turbo roundabouts, design principles, and safety performance, as well as alternativeness [6] and transportation infrastructure [7] aspects.
But we might want to make the distinction between these two types of alternativeness. With linked open data, we are free to refine the "alternative" property to a "derivative of" property.
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.'
Intellectual property ensures exclusivity and alternativeness (4)--so that each entrepreneur introduces his or her own differentiating features in products and services--whereas standards imply generalized and uniform obedience.
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