Definition of opt-out noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈɒpt aʊt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːpt aʊt//
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  1. 1(in Britain) the action of a school or hospital that decides to manage its own money and is therefore no longer controlled by a local authority or similar organization Nurses and health workers voted against the opt-out. an opt-out school
  2. 2the act of choosing not to be involved in an agreement an opt-out clause MPs hoped to reverse Britain's opt-out from the treaty.
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