opt out

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intr.v. opt·ed, opt·ing, opts
To make a choice or decision: opted for early retirement; opted not to go.
Phrasal Verb:
opt out
To choose not to participate in something: "give individual schools the right to opt out of the local educational authority" (Newsweek).

[French opter, from Old French, from Latin optāre.]

opt out

(often foll by: of) to choose not to be involved (in) or part (of)
a. the act of opting out, esp of local-authority administration: opt-outs by hospitals and schools.
b. (as modifier): an opt-out clause.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.opt out - choose not to do something, as out of fear of failing; "She copped out when she was supposed to get into the hang glider"
opt, prefer, choose - select as an alternative over another; "I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant"; "She opted for the job on the East coast"
rozhodnout se k neúčasti
trække sig ud af
jättäytyä pois
povućipovući se
손을 떼다
dra sig ur
không tham gia vào

w>opt out

visich anders entscheiden; (of awkward situation also)abspringen (of bei); (of responsibility, invitation)ablehnen (→ of +acc); (= give up membership) (also Rad, TV) → austreten (of aus); (of insurance scheme)kündigen (→ of +acc); (Brit: school, hospital) → aus der Kontrolle der Kommunalverwaltung austreten; he opted out of going to the partyer entschied sich, doch nicht zur Party zu gehen

opt out

يَرْفُضُ الْاِشْتِرَاكَ فِي rozhodnout se k neúčasti trække sig ud af aussteigen αποχωρώ excluirse, pasar de jättäytyä pois se désengager povući se rinunciare ・・・から脱退する 손을 떼다 niet meer meedoen trekke (seg) zdecydować inaczej abandonar, optar por não participar отказываться dra sig ur เลือกที่จะไม่เกี่ยวข้องด้วย çekilmek không tham gia vào 决定退出
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While it is possible for retailers and suppliers to opt out of such prohibitions, this can only occur if the opt outs are agreed, if the agreement sets out the circumstances in which the opt out applies and if the payment is reasonable in the circumstances.
At least 17 states allow customers to opt out of smart-meter installation.
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That, though, doesn't make it right, and not being able to opt out of a televised midweek FA Cup replay against League Two opposition - prices weren't reduced for the tie - has brought the situation to the fore.
To opt out you need to ask the DMA to post you an information pack and opt-out form.
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The group has named 24 November "National Opt Out of the Airport Scanners Day" and is urging anyone who has to fly on that day to opt out of the new scanners.
LaPorte and others who don't want the print version of the News to opt out.
If your recipients no longer wish to receive your emails and can't opt out, they may report you as spam.
However, there is an additional requirement for fax/e-mail ads that does not apply to those in newspapers or magazines: The recipient must be supplied with a way to prevent future messages, often referred to as opt out.
Any one of these issues could scupper the summit talks, but Mr Brown's substantial "red lines" - enabling the UK to opt out of EU deals affecting foreign policy, defence, criminal justice and home affairs issues, tax and social security - were effectively agreed before the summit started.