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change

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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42) Gouverneur Morris agreed, observing that the object of the Senate was "to check the precipitation, changeableness, and excesses of" the House.
The instability of the cosmos, man's and nature's changeableness, "the importance of a transient world on its way to eternity" (Chambers 112), and the sacramental wonder of variety provided by a God whose creativity and whose own "art" far surpasses ours are themes that weave their ways in and out of Herrick's poems.
Pope's "Epistles to Several Persons" or "Moral Essays" inspire debate about the ways in which images of environmental change and changeableness actualize not only the poet's vision of his surroundings but also his treatment of the ruling passion, the manners and opinions of men and women, the use of riches, and false taste.
Being incapable of averting the inevitable, Hong Kong has no choice but to continue to live on the premise that, in the changeableness of the situation on the mainland, a lot can happen in 37 years.
By acknowledging Aphrodite's changeableness at the start of the hymn, Sappho signals to her that she is wise to her tricks.
Charcot's answer to this dilemma, however, is not to allow for instability of symptoms in the male, but rather to defend by two examples the fact that women, too, can manifest obstinate symptoms: "Well now, gentlemen, this changeableness, this evanescence is .