deductive alternate

deductive alternate

An alternate bid resulting in a deduction from the same bidder’s base bid. also see alternate bid.
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The successful contractor submitted a lower-priced, deductive alternate bid for solid-state DC drives, eliminating the need for space-consuming, high-maintenance motor generators.