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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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"So there came in three Ambassadors with a hundred servants all apparelled in changeable colours; the most of them in silks; the Ambassadors themselves (for at home in their own country they were noble men) in cloth of gold, with great chains of gold, with gold hanging at their ears, with gold rings upon their fingers, with brooches and aglettes* of gold upon their caps, which glistered full of pearls and precious stones; to be short, trimmed and adorned with all those things, which among the Utopians were either the punishment of bondmen, or the reproach of infamed persons, or else trifles for young children to play withall.
822-828) These days are a great blessing to men on earth; but the rest are changeable, luckless, and bring nothing.
And thereafter I seldom suffered a fine day to pass without paying a visit to Wildfell about the time my new acquaintance usually left her hermitage; but so frequently was I baulked in my expectations of another interview, so changeable was she in her times of coming forth and in her places of resort, so transient were the occasional glimpses I was able to obtain, that I felt half inclined to think she took as much pains to avoid my company as I to seek hers; but this was too disagreeable a supposition to be entertained a moment after it could conveniently be dismissed.
Men over-violent in their dispositions are, for the most part, as changeable in them.
Perhaps there was little in this train, or in the appearance of its proprietors, that is not daily to be encountered on the highways of this changeable and moving country.
It was on one of those mornings, common in early spring, when the year, fickle and changeable in its youth like all other created things, is undecided whether to step backward into winter or forward into summer, and in its uncertainty inclines now to the one and now to the other, and now to both at once--wooing summer in the sunshine, and lingering still with winter in the shade--it was, in short, on one of those mornings, when it is hot and cold, wet and dry, bright and lowering, sad and cheerful, withering and genial, in the compass of one short hour, that old John Willet, who was dropping asleep over the copper boiler, was roused by the sound of a horse's feet, and glancing out at window, beheld a traveller of goodly promise, checking his bridle at the Maypole door.
We are invited to contemplate these changeable displays as analogues to the boat: rendering the ordinary aesthetic, weeks four and seven featured a variety of adhesives (e.g.
And while she stamps her authority on the viewers when she's giving a forecast, she's as changeable as the Scots weather when it comes to picking her numbers.
His politics were similarly changeable: The Oxford Leninist evolved into a conventional leftist during the Laborite ascendancy of the |60s, and the rise of the conservatives shaped the right-wing populist so reviled by the forces of virtue today.
Changeable cloudy and mostly dry is expected in Baku on April17.
Best thing about job: The flexibility of being my own boss and the satisfaction I get from seeing players improve their game Worst thing about job: The weather can be 'changeable' at the top of the Colne Valley!