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Definition of Alternative

Alternative

  1. Offering a choice of two things.
  2. Disjunctive; as, an alternative conjunction.
  3. Alternate; reciprocal.
  4. An offer of two things, one of which may be chosen, but not both; a choice between two things, so that if one is taken, the other must be left.
  5. Either of two things or propositions offered to one's choice. Thus when two things offer a choice of one only, the two things are called alternatives.
  6. The course of action or the thing offered in place of another.
  7. A choice between more than two things; one of several things offered to choose among.

Alternative Quotations

You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world.
Tom Brokaw

Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
Elon Musk

In war as in life, it is often necessary when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
Winston Churchill

The only alternative to coexistence is codestruction.
Jawaharlal Nehru

For longer than I've been involved in the political process, the Republican establishment has claimed to want to provide an alternative for the black community, yet party elite refuse to show up for the game.
J. C. Watts
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Alternative Translations

alternative in Afrikaans is keuse
alternative in Dutch is keus, alternatief, keuze
alternative in French is alternative
alternative in Italian is alternative
alternative in Portuguese is alternativa
alternative in Spanish is alternativa, alternativo
alternative in Swedish is alternativ
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