Significado de “alternatively” - en el Diccionario Inglés

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alternatively en inglés británico

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alternativelyadverb

uk /ɒlˈtɜː.nə.tɪv.li/ us /ɑːlˈtɝː.nə.t̬ɪv.li/

B2 used to suggest another possibility:

We could go to the Indian restaurant, or alternatively, we could try that new Italian place.

Más ejemplos

  • You could catch the 18.30 train - alternatively, you could wait for the 19.50 fast train.
  • Mix two tablespoons of sugar, or alternatively honey, into the mixture.
  • Post this order form in the envelope provided. Alternatively, phone our order line or order online from our website.
  • It would be a six-month wait for the operation but, alternatively, you could pay for private treatment.
  • The quickest way is to take the motorway. Alternatively, there is the coastal route, which is much prettier.

(Definición de alternatively del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

alternatively en inglés americano

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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.

(Definición de alternatively del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)