alteration, material
A change in the language of a contract that affects the rights defined by the contract.

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  • material alteration — n: an alteration made to an instrument that adds or deletes any provision or changes the rights and obligations of any party under it Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. material alteration …   Law dictionary

  • alteration — I noun adjustment, conversion, correction, difference, diversity, innovation, modification, modulation, reform, rehabilitation, reorganization, repair, revision, transition, transposition, variability, variance, variation associated concepts:… …   Law dictionary

  • material — ma·te·ri·al 1 /mə tir ē əl/ adj 1: of, relating to, or consisting of physical matter 2: being of real importance or consequence 3: being an essential component the material terms of the contract 4: being relevant to a subject under considerati …   Law dictionary

  • alteration — Variation; changing; making different. A change of a thing from one form or state to another; making a thing different from what it was without destroying its identity. See alter. An act done upon an instrument by which its meaning or language is …   Black's law dictionary

  • material alteration — noun (law) A deliberate alteration (of date, amount, etc) to a bill of exchange, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑material …   Useful english dictionary

  • material — Important; more or less necessary; having influence or effect; going to the merits; having to do with matter, as distinguished from form. Representation relating to matter which is so substantial and important as to influence party to whom made… …   Black's law dictionary

  • material alteration — A change in the terms of a written instrument which gives it a legal effect different from that which it originally had. Barton Sav. Bank & Trust Co. v Stephenson, 87 Vt 433, 89 A 639. An intentional act performed upon an instrument after it has… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • material change — An expression which, in reference to a building or construction contract, is so well understood that to attempt to define it in instructing the jury is more likely to confuse than to aid the jury. Nance v Patterson Bldg. Co. 140 Ky 564, 131 SW… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Raw material — For other uses, see Raw Material (disambiguation). Feedstock redirects here. Latex being collected from a tapped rubber tree A raw material or feedstock is the basic material from which a product is manufactured or made, frequently used with an… …   Wikipedia

  • Light induced voltage alteration — (LIVA) is a semiconductor analysis technique that uses a laser or infrared light source to induce voltage changes in a device while scanning the beam of light across its surface. The technique relies upon the generation of electron hole pairs in… …   Wikipedia

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