Business Dictionary :
All-Risks Policy, All-Time, Alphabet, Alter,
Alteration and Alternative





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All-Risks Policy : noun : insurance policy which covers risks of any kind with no exclusions


All-Time : adjective : all-time high or all-time low = highest or lowest point ever reached

• Sales have fallen from their all-time high of last year.



Alphabet : noun : the 26 letters used to make words in English


Alphabetical Order : noun : arrangement of records (such as files, index cards) in the order of the letters of the alphabet (A, B, C, D, etc.)


Alter : verb : to change

• To alter the terms of a contract



Alteration : noun : change which has been made

• He made some alterations to the terms of a contract.

• The agreement was signed without any alterations.



Alternative : noun : thing which can be done instead of another

• What is the alternative to firing half the staff?

• We have no alternative = there is nothing else we can do.



Alternative : adjective : other or which can take the place of something

• To find someone alternative employment = to find someone another job


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