Alternative


Alternative

An alternative is an object or action which can be chosen. Alternative may also refer to:

Genres of music

* Alternative rock
* Alternative dance
* Alternative metal
* Alternative hip hop
* Alternative country

Other music

* Alternative (album), an album by the Pet Shop Boys
* Alternative Records, a record label

Mathematics and science

* Alternative algebra, an abstract algebra with alternative multiplication
* Alternate leaves, a classification in botanical phyllotaxis

Education

* Alternative education, non-traditional education
* Alternative school, a school geared towards students whose needs cannot be met in a traditional school

Culture and society

* Alternative comics, a genre of comic strips and books
* Alternative comedy, a range of styles used by comedians and writers in the 1980s
* Alternative culture, a variety of subcultures existing along the fringes of mainstream culture
* Alternative dispute resolution, processes and techniques outside the traditional mainstream of jurisprudence
* Alternative fashion, for example Goth fashion, Punk fashion, Fetish fashion.
* Alternative lifestyle, a lifestyle that it is not within the cultural norm
* Alternative media, media practices falling outside the mainstreams of corporate communication
* Alternative medicine, methods and practices which reject the scientific teachings on medicine
* Alternative society, different models for society and social change
* Alternative (Kamen Rider), a character in the Japanese TV series, "Kamen Rider Ryuki"


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Synonyms:
(between two things), (of two)


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  • Alternative 3 — is a television programme, broadcast once only in the United Kingdom in 1977, and later broadcast in New Zealand, as a fictional hoax, an heir to Orson Welles radio production of The War of the Worlds . Purporting to be an investigation into… …   Wikipedia

  • alternative — al·ter·na·tive 1 /ȯl tər nə tiv, al / adj 1: alternate (1) 2: offering or expressing a choice an alternative contract see also alternative pleading at …   Law dictionary

  • Alternative 4 — Studioalbum von Anathema Veröffentlichung 22. Juni 1998 Aufnahme Januar–Februar 1998 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alternative TV — Mark Perry à New York en 2003 Pays d’origine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Alternative 4 — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Alternative 4 Álbum de Anathema Publicación 1998 Género(s) Rock alternativo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Alternative TV — Жанры панк рок новая волна Годы c 1977 по 1981 Стр …   Википедия

  • Alternative — Al*ter na*tive, n. [Cf. F. alternative, LL. alternativa.] 1. An offer of two things, one of which may be chosen, but not both; a choice between two things, so that if one is taken, the other must be left. [1913 Webster] There is something else… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alternative TV — Alternative TV, abgekürzt ATV, war eine Punk Band aus London, die ursprünglich von 1976 bis 1979 bestand, aber später noch zweimal neu gegründet wurde. Gründer aller drei Formationen war Mark Perry (Sniffin’ Glue Fanzine). Ein weiterer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • alternative — ALTERNATIVE. s. fém. L option entre deux propositions, entre deux choses. On lui a proposé ou de rendre la terre, ou de la payer; il est embarrassé sur l alternative. Je vous offre l alternative. On lui a donné l alternative …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • alternative — [ôl tʉr′nə tiv, altʉr′nə tiv] adj. [ML alternativus: see ALTERNATE] 1. providing or being a choice between two or among more than two things [alternative routes] 2. designating or of an institution, enterprise, etc. that appeals to unconventional …   English World dictionary

  • Alternative — Al*ter na*tive, a. [Cf. F. alternatif.] 1. Offering a choice of two things. [1913 Webster] 2. Disjunctive; as, an alternative conjunction. [1913 Webster] 3. Alternate; reciprocal. [Obs.] Holland. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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