Bedeutung von “alternative” — Learner’s Dictionary

alternative

adjective [ always before noun ] us uk /ɔːlˈtɜːnətɪv/
INSTEAD also US alternate

B2 An alternative plan, method, etc is one that you can use if you do not want to use another one:

We can make alternative arrangements if necessary.
UNUSUAL

B2 different to what is usual or traditional:

alternative comedy
an alternative lifestyle

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