Bedeutung von “alternative” — Learner’s Dictionary

alternative

noun [ C ] us uk /ɔːlˈtɜːnətɪv/
Extra Examples
a viable alternative to nuclear powera caffeine-free alternative to coffeeI didn't expecially want meat but there was no alternative.'Do you fancy pizza?' 'What are the alternatives?'I offered him a few alternatives.

B2 one of two or more things that you can choose between:

It's a low-fat alternative to butter.
After the public protests the government had no alternative but to change its policy.

(Definition von “alternative noun” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)