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English[]

Etymology[]

< Medieval Latin alternativus < Latin alternare (to do by turns), pp. alternatus; see alternate.

Pronunciation[]

  • enPR: ăl-tûr'nə-tĭv, IPA: /ɒltɜːnətiv/, SAMPA: /Al"t@`n@tIv/
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Noun[]

Singular
Alternative

Plural
{{{1}}}

Alternative ({{{1}}})

  1. A situation which allows a mutually exclusive choice between two or more possibilities.
  2. A choice between two or more mutually exclusive possibilities.
  3. One of several mutually exclusive things which can be chosen.

Synonyms[]

  • See also Wikisaurus:option

Translations[]

Adjective[]

Alternative (not comparable)

Positive
Alternative

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Relating to a choice between two or more possibilities
  2. Not traditional (an alternative lifestyle)
  3. Other

Derived terms[]

  • alternative dispute resolution
  • alternative lifestyle
  • alternative medicine
  • alternative vote

Related terms[]

Translations[]

See also[]

  • variant

References[]


Italian[]

Noun[]

alternative f.

  1. Plural form of alternativa.

Adjective[]

alternative f.

  1. Feminine plural of alternativo

Anagrams[]

  • aaeeilnrttv,
  • alternatevi

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