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  • n. Plural form of alteration.


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  • Even what in the beginning we called 'alterations' and then, later, 'changes in direction'.

    Terence Clarke: Gustavo Naveira and Giselle Anne: The New Tango

  • A domino effect of genetic alterations is required to cause any of the 200 diseases collectively called cancer.

    New Hope For Cancer Therapy

  • Increased UV radiation may affect fisheries through changes in planktonic food webs, but these changes are difficult to predict because they involve long-term alterations in species adaptation and community structure.

    Climate change, interactive changes and stresses in the Arctic

  • Success (or failure) leads to major alterations is personality, outlook, etc, that will completely skew any study attempting to discern the “cause” of success (or, once again, failure).

    Matthew Yglesias » The Sweet Smell of Success

  • However many scientifically controlled clinical trials show a decrease in body fat, BMI, measurements and so on when one makes long term alterations to diet and alters the exercise regimen.

    Healthy Living

  • For the most part, Stice and many career counselors nationwide aren't suggesting any dramatic alterations from the old-fashioned system of making connections, sending resumes, practicing interviews and, of course, starting early. - Jump start your job search

  • Illustrated with Portraits and Views, the First and Fourth Editions, with the alterations from the Fifth Edition (London, 1811), pp. [185 – 6], Hornby Library, Liverpool City LibrariesUnpublished.

    Letter 57

  • Weinstein and his colleagues propose that vaccination may confer protection against HIV by producing long term alterations in the immune system, possibly including the expression of a certain receptor, CCR5, on the surface of a person's white blood cells which is exploited by both viruses.

    RedOrbit News - Technology

  • But when you say these things, you’re actually referring to daily ups and downs—not more global or long-term alterations in mood.

    You Being Beautiful

  • ‘Arúz of the second couplet; for it is a peculiarity which this metre shares with a few others, to allow certain alterations of the kind Zuháf in the ‘Arúz and Zarb as well as in the

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night


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  • Porca. Miseria.

    April 22, 2009

  • Alterazione, in Italian, means deterioration, counterfeiting, psychical disturbance. I wouldn't enter a boutique that provides that kind of service.

    April 22, 2009