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1. money given or received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or in a different currency
2. the balance of money given or received when the amount tendered is larger than the amount due
3. Archaic a place where merchants meet to transact business; an exchange
4. Astronomy the transition from one phase of the moon to the next
5. the order in which a peal of bells may be rung
6. Sport short for changeover

change

see SOCIAL CHANGE.

change

In building construction, an authorized alteration or deviation from the design or scope of work as originally defined by the contract documents.
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changed its name to Commercial Guaranty Casualty Insurance Co.
Women's level of education also increased, and while a change of partners was most common among those with the least education in each period, the gap grew over the 30 years of the study: In the earliest period, 5% of women with the lowest level of education (10 or fewer years of schooling) and 2% of those with the highest level (more than 14 years) changed partners between pregnancies; in the most recent period, the proportions were 19% and 6%, respectively.
repairs made to a building or other similarly long-lived asset), it is difficult to see how there is any "method" of accounting to be changed.
And only if an organization fully appreciates where and how it has been can people begin to see their obsolete behavior as inappropriate in the context of a changed business environment.
Specifically, the second section examines whether the relationships underpinning the demand for money, the' term structure of interest rates, the value of corporate stock, and the foreign exchange value of the dollar changed appreciably over the 1980s.
The characteristics did not change when the gum rubber was changed from HNBR to NBR with the same type of filler system.
Louis, changed its name to Essex Dental Benefits Inc.
This indicates that the Service has not changed its position; taxpayers have to treat recovery-period and method changes for MACRS purposes as accounting-method changes.
As a result, some of the rules applying to cafeteria plans needed to be changed to conform the accident and health insurance provisions to the new special enrollment rights provided under HIPAA.
For example, the one-year spread period when 90 percent of the adjustment was attributable to the year preceding the year of change and the reduction in the spread period to reflect the number of years the taxpayer used the method being changed have been eliminated.
Their investigation discovered that, among the seventy-eight university libraries holding membership in the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) in 1972, half had changed directorships within the past three years and four of them had changed twice (McAnally & Downs, 1973, p.
But that doesn't mean that the basic plan has to be changed into scrap paper.