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1    the act or an instance of choosing or deciding  
2    the power or liberty to choose  
3    an exclusive opportunity, usually for a limited period, to buy something at a future date  
he has a six month option on the Canadian rights to this book     
4      (Commerce)   the right to buy (call option) or sell (put option) a fixed quantity of a commodity, security, foreign exchange, etc., at a fixed price at a specified date in the future  
   See also       traded option  
5    something chosen; choice  
6      (N.Z.)      short for       local option  
7    keep (or leave) one's options open   not to commit oneself  
8       See       soft option  
9    tr   to obtain or grant an option on  
the BBC have optioned her latest novel     
     (C17: from Latin optio free choice, from optare to choose)  

crown-jewel option  
Informal   an option given by a company subjected to an unwelcome takeover bid to a friendly firm, allowing this firm to buy one or more of its best businesses if the bid succeeds  
local option  
      n   (esp. in Scotland, New Zealand, and the U.S.) the privilege of a municipality, county, etc., to determine by referendum whether a particular activity, esp. the sale of liquor, shall be permitted there  
option money  
      n     (Commerce)   the price paid for buying an option  
share option  
      n   a scheme giving employees an option to buy shares in the company for which they work at a favourable price or discount  
soft option  
      n   in a number of choices, the one considered to be easy or the easiest to do, involving the least difficulty or exertion  
traded option  
      n     (Stock Exchange)   an option that can itself be bought and sold on a stock exchange  
   Compare       traditional option  
traditional option  
      n     (Stock Exchange)   an option that once purchased cannot be resold  
   Compare       traded option  
zero option  
      n   (in international nuclear arms negotiations) an offer to remove all shorter-range nuclear missiles or, in the case of the zero-zero option all intermediate-range nuclear missiles, if the other side will do the same  
Diccionario de inglés definición  


alternative, choice, election, preference, selection  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

Diccionario colaborativo     Inglés Definiciones
reach an extreme point or an upper limit; exhaust all options or resources
Used to express that it is impossible to decide between two options because they're equal
English expression
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