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noun 
  1. The reciprocal succession of things in time or place; the act of following and being followed by turns; alternate succession, performance, or occurrence; as, the alternation of day and night, cold and heat, summer and winter, hope and fear.
  2. (Mathematics) Permutation.
  3. The response of the congregation speaking alternately with the minister.
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    Etymology: Latin alternatio: compare with French alternation.


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