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See also: opt out
- 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.
- With opt-out forms, take care to uncheck all unwanted selections.
- the act of opting out of something
- (Britain) a school or hospital that has withdrawn from local control