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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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* A CFC changing to the required tax year, a 52-53-week tax year referencing such required year, the one-month deferral year or a 52-53-week year referencing the one-month deferral year, is not required to file Form 1128.
Students expressed that communication was necessary to accept and value group member and to adapt to the challenge of the changing dynamics within the group.
The changing global climate compounds this complexity.
Changing attachments more quickly and allowing change-outs to be a one-man job saves time, Kausch agrees.
Most would agree that it isn't changing the plan that is the problem; it is leading the change process that is difficult.
The subtitle of this book, The Directory to Job, Resume and Career Management Sites on the Web, might mislead those interested in Web information on changing careers to purchase this book.
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.
In the latter case, a changeable core-plate assembly is a much faster way of converting the mold than changing individual cores.
Changing contexts also involve changes in the interpretations of language and concepts so that the preservation of traditional meanings may require new forms of expression.
An alternative policy of accumulating adjustments and making infrequent major revisions may reduce implementation costs by allowing banks to exploit economies of changing practices.
The participants allowed that the socalled soft issues are becoming hard; what it takes to lead and direct people today is changing. The fundamental shift most CEOs see is from leadership by command and control to leadership by example and vision.