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If these Germans had been consulted they would naturally have opted for Yugoslavia.

Britain opted to keep the discretion to use public funds and the clout that comes with it in the hands of the political level.

WORD ORIGIN

1877, from French opter "to choose" (16c.), from Latin optare "choose, desire" (see option). To opt out is attested from 1922. Related: Opted; opting.

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