option

option(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (choice)
a. la opción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Moving to the countryside is always an option.Siempre queda la opción de irse a vivir al campo.
b. la posibilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
They offered me the option of working at the office or remotely.Me ofrecieron la posibilidad de trabajar en la oficina o desde casa.
c. la alternativa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
They had no option but to leave the country.No tuvieron otra alternativa que salir del país.
2. (accessory)
a. el extra
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Front-wheel drive is considered to be an option.La tracción delantera se considera un extra.
3. (education)
a. la asignatura optativa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I'm going to do microbiology as my option.Voy a hacer microbiología como asignatura optativa.
4. (right)
a. la opción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
They have an option to buy the property for a limited time.Tienen opción de compra de la propiedad por un periodo limitado.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (to obtain the rights to)
a. conseguir los derechos de explotación de
When I was a struggling writer, I never dreamed Hollywood would want to option my novel.Cuando era una autora en apuros, nunca soñé que Hollywood querría conseguir los derechos de explotación de mi novela.
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option
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (choice)
a. la opción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to have the option of doing somethingtener la opción de hacer algo
to have no optionno tener opción
a soft or easy optionuna opción cómoda or fácil
to leave or keep one's options opendejar abiertas varias opciones
2. (finance)
a. la opción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
3. (school and university)
a. la (asignatura ) optativa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
option [ˈɒpʃən]
noun
1 (choice) opción (f)
what are my options? ¿qué opciones tengo?; you have a number of options tienes varias opciones
I have no option no tengo más or otro remedio; no tengo otra opción
she had no option but to leave no tuvo más remedio que irse
to have the option of doing sth tener la posibilidad de hacer algo
imprisonment without the option of bail (Jur) prisión (f) preventiva
to keep one's options open no descartar ninguna posibilidad
2 (Comm) opción (f)
at the option of the purchaser a opción del comprador
stock option (Economics) compra (f) opcional de acciones
to take out an option on another 100 suscribir una opción para la compra de otros 100
with the option to buy con opción de compra
with an option on ten more aircraft con opción para la compra de otros diez aviones
3 (Educ) (Univ) asignatura (f) optativa
I'm doing geology as my option tengo geología como asignatura optativa
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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