Meaning of “alternatively” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “alternatively” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"alternatively" in American English

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alternativelyadverb [ not gradable ]

us /ɔlˈtɜr·nə·t̬ɪv·li/

in a way that offers a choice between two or more things:

We could go to the Mexican restaurant, or alternatively (= instead of that), we could try that new Italian place.

(Definition of “alternatively” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)