Definition of 'alternate'
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Example sentences containing 'alternate'
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And the less time we give that one to think of alternate arrangements, the less chance that he can circumvent our will. THE GOLDEN FOOL: BOOK TWO OF THE TAWNY MAN (2002)He seemed to find the action invigorating: he did it several times with alternate hands. STAGE FRIGHT (2002)She came over and stood directly behind me, pressing alternate knees lightly into my back. THE CALLIGRAPHER (2002)
Unfortunately, when Flavian turned to practical magic on alternate afternoons, Christopher was anything but brilliant. THE LIVES OF CHRISTOPHER CHANT (2002)
Synonyms of 'alternate'
every other, every second
alternating, interchanging, every other, rotating
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Translations for 'alternate'
British English: alternate /ɔːlˈtɜːnɪt/ ADJECTIVE
Alternate actions, events, or processes regularly occur after each other.
They were decorated with alternate bands of colour.
- American English: alternate
- Arabic: مُتَنَاوِب
- Brazilian Portuguese: alternado
- Chinese: 交替的
- Croatian: naizmjeničan
- Czech: střídavý
- Danish: vekslende
- Dutch: afwisselend
- European Spanish: alterno
- Finnish: vuoroittainen
- French: alterné
- German: abwechselnd
- Greek: εναλλασσόμενος
- Italian: alternato
- Japanese: 交互の
- Korean: 교대의
- Norwegian: vekslende
- Polish: naprzemienny
- European Portuguese: alternado
- Romanian: alternativ
- Russian: чередующийся
- Spanish: alterno
- Swedish: omväxlande
- Thai: ซึ่งสลับกัน
- Turkish: karşılıklı
- Ukrainian: змінний
- Vietnamese: luân phiên
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