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Definition of 'option'

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Their approach would encourage management to consider other options when they decided board representation unsuitable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It may be a better option for a student to take out their own policy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These cheaper options gave students a gentle nudge through a door they had long wanted to open. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Then bosses might need to consider another one of their options. The Sun (2016)He certainly could be an option for the future. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We now have no option but to take them to court. The Sun (2016)But it is no easy option. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Rather than sticking with a single grain, blends are a good option. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A judge at Southampton crown court said jail was an option. The Sun (2016)These numbers reflect that some presidents felt comfortable with more than one option. Christianity Today (2000)Older drivers also have a limited range of options for cover. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Leaving them behind was not a good option. The Sun (2013)We were considering our managerial options at the time. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There are very few options for small businesses as we rely so much on our overdrafts. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It offers credit options and part exchange. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One solution is to buy a small shareholding now or have a share option granted. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Why do we always go for the cheap option? Times, Sunday Times (2013)We have an option agreement to sign him at the end of the season. The Sun (2007)We must learn to look at all the options and make choices. Harris, Jean Everything You Need to Know for Success in Business (1990)There are various packages which can include dining options. The Sun (2012)They can also use derivatives such as futures and options to hedge their holdings. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You could take an option on a fully equipped office. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Students have the option of undertaking a third year at the university to gain an honours degree. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The easy option would be to just blame the patriarchy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We are keeping all our options open. Times, Sunday Times (2007)That way you both keep your option open and earn interest on the exercise money. Charles A. D'Ambrosio & Stewart D. Hodges & Richard Brealey & Stewart Myers Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)This leaves the banks with two options. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Teenage criminals consider youth jails a soft option, and the time spent inside as boosting their status on the outside. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

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Translations for 'option'

British English: option /ˈɒpʃən/ NOUN
An option is one of two or more things that you can choose between.
We will consider all options before making a decision.
  • American English: option
  • Arabic: خِيَارٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: opção
  • Chinese: 选项
  • Croatian: opcija
  • Czech: možnost výběru
  • Danish: mulighed
  • Dutch: optie
  • European Spanish: opción
  • Finnish: vaihtoehto
  • French: option
  • German: Wahl Möglichkeit
  • Greek: επιλογή
  • Italian: opzione
  • Japanese: 選択
  • Korean: 선택권
  • Norwegian: valg
  • Polish: opcja
  • European Portuguese: opção
  • Romanian: opțiune
  • Russian: выбор
  • Latin American Spanish: opción
  • Swedish: val
  • Thai: ตัวเลือก
  • Turkish: seçenek
  • Ukrainian: варіант
  • Vietnamese: sự lựa chọn

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