Significado de “opt” - en el Diccionario Inglés

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opt en inglés británico

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optverb [ I ]

uk /ɒpt/ us /ɑːpt/

C1 to make a choice, especially of one thing or possibility instead of others:

Mike opted for early retirement.
[ + to infinitive ] Most people opt to have the operation.

Más ejemplos

  • Many students opt for business studies simply because it sounds like a passport to a good job.
  • During the recession, the government opted for a policy of pay/wage restraint rather than a reduction in public investment.
  • Instead of paying in one lump sum, he opted to pay in monthly instalments.
  • Many commuters are opting to cycle to work.
  • Both boys opted for the Navy when they left school.

Phrasal verb(s)

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

opt en inglés americano

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optverb [ I ]

us /ɑpt/

to make a choice, esp. for one thing or possibility in preference to any others:

Instead of a soft drink, she opted for water.
He opted out of the health insurance plan (= chose not to be a part of it).

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

opt en inglés de negocios

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optverb [ I ]

uk /ɒpt/ us

to choose one thing or possibility rather than others:

opt for sth Mike opted for early retirement.
opt to do sth Customers can opt to receive their statements online rather than through the mail.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Definición de opt del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)