verb + adverb
See parent entry: → opt
- 1.1 (person)to opt out (
ofsomething)I've opted out of the schememe he borrado del planyou can't just opt out of your responsibilitiesno puedes desentenderte así como así de tus responsabilidadeshe opted out and went to live in a communelo abandonó todo y se fue a vivir a una comuna1.2(school/hospital) (in UK) (pasar a depender directamente del gobierno central)
- 1.1 (from treaty, agreement)opción (feminine) de exclusión or de no participaciónopt-out email(email en el que se especifica que no se quiere seguir recibiendo material de promoción)Example sentences1.2 (in UK) (before noun)
(school/hospital) (que opta por pasar a depender directamente del gobierno central)
- But as the public backlash grows against the latest opt-outs, some doctors are studying in secret and choosing not to tell their colleagues and patients about the part-time nursing classes.
- The Irish opt-out is therefore essentially meaningless because this tax will still hit people trying to travel into Ireland, including Irish people returning from abroad.
- He said that if the Government successfully negotiated the defence opt-out, the leaders of his organisation would not campaign again against the treaty in a new referendum.
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