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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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However, the book-conformity requirement need not be satisfied for the short period if the corporation is not required to issue financial statements for it, provided the corporation's financial statements already conform to the requested year or it is concurrently changing its financial accounting year.
Students revealed the implications of changing group members to be (a) that one needed to accept, value, and adapt to new group members, (b) that communication was a key element in a change-based environment and brainstorming, debating, listening, negotiating, collaborating, and compromising were required, (c) that leadership was needed to guide the group through issues that arose due to change, and (d) that change had an impact on available time.
The changing global climate compounds this complexity.
Vatten LJ and Skjaerven R, Effects on pregnancy outcome of changing partner between first two births: prospective population study, British Medical Journal, 2003, 327(7424):1138-1141.
It is in this direction that we must move--helping employees to change and adapt quickly, like the Greek god Proteus, to meet the needs of changing organizations and society.
Community providers demonstrate their seriousness of purpose by: establishing a mission, core values and goals; redirecting resources; and finally, substantially changing the way staff and consumers spend their time with the tangible end result of employment in the community.
Features to permit varying the dimensions of the preform and changing the mold cores, cavities, neck rings and gate inserts should be considered with new tooling acquisitions rather than after the mold has been built.
04 states that "an examining agent changing a taxpayer's method of accounting will impose a [sections] 481(a) adjustment.
The participants allowed that the socalled soft issues are becoming hard; what it takes to lead and direct people today is changing.
A metaphor for discontinuous change would be the changing visual patterns in a kaleidoscope.
Structural change, whether due to changing markets, altered institutions, or technological innovations, is difficult to capture in macroeconomic models.