Translation of "option" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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optionnoun

uk /ˈɒp.ʃən/ us /ˈɑːp.ʃən/

B1 [ C or U ] one thing that can be chosen from a set of possibilities, or the freedom to make a choice

選擇,選項;選擇權
The best option would be to cancel the trip altogether. 最好的選擇是徹底取消這次行程。
There are various options open to someone who is willing to work hard. 願意努力工作的人有多種選項。
They didn't leave him much option - either he paid or they'd beat him up. 他們沒有給他多少選擇餘地——要不付錢,要不挨打。

[ C ] specialized finance & economics the right to buy something in the future

期權;未來購買權
UK a share option 股票期權
US a stock option
The publishers decided not to take up their option on the paperback version. 出版商決定放棄平裝版的購買權。
have no option (but to do something)

C1 to have to do a particular thing because there is no possibility of doing anything else

別無選擇(只能做…)
After her appalling behaviour, we had no option but to dismiss her. 鑒於她的惡劣行為,我們別無選擇,只能解僱她。

More examples

  • I think we should go for the safest option.
  • They're considering separation as an option.
  • Whichever option we choose there'll be disadvantages.
  • The committee decided in favour of the cheapest option.
  • The government has few options except to keep interest rates high.

(Translation of “option” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)