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option

noun
 
 
/ˈɒpʃən/
B1 [C] a choice: That's an option you might like to consider. We don't have many options. [+ of + doing sth] You always have the option of not attending.Taking and choosing
have no option (but to do sth) to not have the possibility of doing something else: We didn't want to dismiss him, but we had no option.Taking and choosingLack of freedom to act
keep/leave your options open to wait and not make a decision or choice yet →  See also soft option Taking and choosing
Translations of “option”
in Korean 선택…
in Arabic خَيار…
in French choix…
in Turkish seçenek, alternatif…
in Italian opzione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 選擇,選項, 選擇權, 期權…
in Russian выбор, предмет выбора…
in Polish opcja, możliwość…
in Spanish opción…
in Portuguese opção…
in German (freie) Wahl…
in Catalan opció…
in Japanese 選択(権)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 选择,选项, 选择权, 期权…
(Definition of option from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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