- adj. Of a selection, the property of having to choose explicitly to avoid or forbid something; a decision having the default option being inclusion or permission; used particularly with regard to mailing lists and advertisement.
- n. the act of opting out of something
- n. UK a school or hospital that has withdrawn from local control
“The dehumanising aspect makes it easier to shoot someone, but much harder to form a real working relationship or sense of common humanity with those you want to opt-out of the fight or help you win one.”
“The idea of an opt-out system, in which it is assumed that people have consented to donation unless they explicitly objected before they died, was rejected.”
“Peter Wardle, chief executive of the Electoral Commission, said: We're glad to see they have recognised the strength of our concerns about the proposed registration opt-out.”
“At the Conservative party conference last month, the chancellor, George Osborne, boasted that he had insisted on an opt-out clause for carbon reduction targets.”
“Perry responds by saying that parents had an opt-out.”
“Most desires to opt-out occur because at the moment we have them, we're not really living.”
“The only thing that is required is that an alternative assessment must be given for the opt-out students in place of PSSA tests.”
“Since Michelle and I publicly announced our "opt-out" intentions for this school year, we have recently found out that parents and teachers are being misinformed -- the opt out movement is being sabotaged.”
“The tricky part was that all the others were opt-in and this one was opt-out.”
“We'll take all those points away, however, and award them a fail badge for creating the world's longest, most labor intensive opt-out page you've ever seen.”
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