♦ alternative

♦ alternative
♦ alternative /ɔ:lˈtɜ:nətɪv/
A a.
1 alternativo: alternative proposal, proposta alternativa; alternative route, percorso alternativo, proposta alternativa
2 alternativo; antitradizionale; anticonformista: alternative lifestyle, stile di vita alternativo; alternative energy, energia alternativa; alternative medicine, medicina alternativa
B n.
1 alternativa: an alternative to st., un'alternativa a qc.; to find an alternative, trovare un'alternativa; a viable alternative, un'alternativa praticabile
2 alternativa; possibilità; scelta: You've left me no alternative, non mi hai lasciato alternativa; to have no (other) alternative, non avere (altra) scelta; non avere alternativa; I have no alternative but to…, non ho altra scelta che…
3 (fam., mus., = alternative music) musica alternativa
● (econ.) alternative cost, costo di sostituzione; costo-opportunità □ (leg.) alternative obligation, obbligazione alternativa □ (relig.) Alternative Service Book, libro di preghiere alternativo NOTE DI CULTURA: = Book of Common Prayer ► book □ (USA) alternative school, scuola che segue metodi e programmi non tradizionali □ (polit., GB) alternative vote ► AV
alternatively
avv.
in alternativa; come altra scelta; altrimenti.

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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