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alternately (adverb) (not comparable)
1. Relating to something that happens or follows in turns; succeeding each other continuously: The seasons of the year alternately come one after the other.
2. Serving or used in place of another; a substitute.
3. In botany: arranged singly at each node, as leaves or buds on different sides of a stem; arranged regularly between other parts, as stamens between petals.
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