Translation of "option" - English-Mandarin 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

选择,选项;选择权
The best option would be to cancel the trip altogether. 最好的选择是彻底取消这次行程。
There are various options open to someone who is willing to work hard. 愿意努力工作的人有多种选项。
They didn't leave him much option - either he paid or they'd beat him up. 他们没有给他多少选择余地——要么付钱,要么挨揍。

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

期权;未来购买权
UK a share option 股票期权
US a stock option
The publishers decided not to take up their option on the paperback version. 出版商决定放弃平装版的购买权。
have no option (but to do something)

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

别无选择(只能做…)
After her appalling behaviour, we had no option but to dismiss her. 鉴于她的恶劣行为,我们别无选择,只能解雇她。

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