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verb British English pronunciation: alternate /ˈɔːltə(r)neɪt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyalternate
he/she/italternates
present participlealternating
past tensealternated
past participlealternated

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    [intransitive/transitive] to choose one thing or situation and then another, and keep repeating that pattern

    Lay the shapes on the fabric, alternating the colours.

    alternate something with something:

    The course allows students to alternate work with education.

    She alternated blues and gospel songs throughout the evening.

    The White House has alternated between tough talk and silence.

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alternation

 British English pronunciation: alternation /ˌɔːltə(r)ˈneɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [countable/uncountable]
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singularalternation
pluralalternations

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