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'ɔːltərnət [adj]'ɔːltər,nɪt [n]'ɔːltər,nɪt [v]'ɔːltər,neɪt
Part of Speech(动) verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb, (及物的动) transitive verb, (形) adjective, (名) noun
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(形) As an adjective
  1. Occurring by turns; first one and then the other.
  2. Every second one of a series.
  3. Of leaves and branches etc; first on one side and then on the other in two ranks along an axis; not paired.
  4. Serving or used in place of another.
(名) As a noun
  1. Someone who takes the place of another person.
(动) As a verb
  1. Do something in turns.
  2. Go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions.
  3. Reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action).
  4. Be an understudy or alternate for a role.
  5. Exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions.
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