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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
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see SOCIAL CHANGE.
Collins Dictionary of Sociology, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2000

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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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It does not allow for discussion nor the chance to change one's mind. It is used to belittle free thought and any who question authority.
Misunderstanding of truth: Truth-seeking is one such disposition towards thinking, which refers to: a desire for knowledge; to seek and offer both reasons and objections in an effort to inform and to be well-informed; a willingness to challenge popular beliefs and social norms by asking questions (of oneself and others); to be honest and objective about pursuing the truth even if the findings do not support one's self-interest or pre-conceived beliefs or opinions; and to change one's mind about an idea as a result of the desire for truth.
It means being willing to change one's mind for it to conform to reality.