Definition of local option in English:

local option

Syllabification: lo·cal op·tion


  • A choice available to a local administration to accept or reject national legislation (e.g., concerning the sale of alcoholic liquor).
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    • Functionally, it seems to advocate a local option for synods and bishops - one possibility I was hoping for.
    • In the 1970s, the tangle of federal and state provisions in incoherent plans for environmental protection complicated local options.
    • While such programs are growing, they are local options and are far from widespread.

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