optionality

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option + -al + -ity

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optionality (plural optionalities)

  1. (finance, business) The value of additional optional investment opportunities available only after having made an initial investment.
    The short-term payoff for this is modest, but the optionality value is enormous.
  2. Quality or state in which choice or discretion is allowed.
    Some offices do not follow the corporate procedure, due to a culture of optionality.

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