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Alteration

Al`ter`a´tion
n.1.The act of altering or making different.
Alteration, though it be from worse to better, hath in it incoveniences.
- Hooker.
2.The state of being altered; a change made in the form or nature of a thing; changed condition.
Ere long might perceive
Strange alteration in me.
- Milton.
Noun1.Alterationalteration - an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another; "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"
Synonyms: change, modification
2.alteration - the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
3.alteration - the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification); "it would require a drastic revision of his opinion"
Synonyms: revision

ALTERATION. An act done upon an instrument in writing by a party entitled under it, without the consent of the other party, by which its meaning or language is changed; it imports some fraud or design on the part of him who made it. This differs from spoliation, which is the mutilation of the instrument by the act of a stranger.
     2. When an alteration has a tendency to mislead, by so changing the character of the instrument, it renders it void; but if the change has not such tendency, it will not be considered an alteration. 1 Greenl. Ev. 566.
     3. A spoliation, on the contrary, will not affect the legal character of the instrument, so long as the original writing remains legible; and, if it be a deed, any trace of the seal remains. 1 Greenl. Ev. Sec. 566. See Spoliation.

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