alternatively (not comparable)

  1. in an alternative way
    • 2001, Hans-Peter Martin, Is Globalization a Trap?, published in Keys to the 21st Century (edited by Jérôme Bindé) on page 350:
      Thus, we are creating a new class struggle between those who live within the social system and those who are marginalized or wish to live alternatively.
    • 2003, Torunn Kjølner and Janek Szatkowski, Dramaturgy in Building Multimedia Performances, published in Production methods: behind the scenes of virtual inhabited 3D worlds: Volume 1 (edited by Kim Halskov Madsen), on page 127:
      Devising obviously asks for what we understand as general creativity, like the ability to take an initiative, to invent, to think alternatively, to associate interestingly, to create metaphors and images.
  2. (conjunctive) Used to link a pair of possibilities

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