ADV: ADV with clYou use alternatively to introduce a suggestion or to mention something different to what has just been stated.
Allow about eight hours for the drive from Calais. Alternatively, you can fly to Brive.Syn:
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alternatively */*/ — UK [ɔːlˈtɜː(r)nətɪvlɪ] / US [ɔlˈtɜrnətɪvlɪ] adverb used for making another suggestion We could drive all the way. Alternatively, we could fly … English dictionary
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alternatively — adverb in place of, or as an alternative to (Freq. 1) Felix became a herpetologist instead alternatively we could buy a used car • Syn: ↑instead, ↑or else • Derived from adjective: ↑alternative … Useful english dictionary
alternatively — adverb see alternative I … New Collegiate Dictionary