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to opt for sth      opter pour qch  
→ My father left the choice of career to me, and I opted for law.        
to opt to do sth      choisir de faire qch  
→ In Latin America, the Church has opted to be on the side of the poor.        

   (=bring on board)   coopter  
→ Mr Wallace tries to co-opt rather than defeat his critics ...        
→ He's been authorised to co-opt anyone he wants to join him.        
to co-opt sb as sth      coopter qn en qualité de or en tant que qch  
→ Sofia Petrovna co-opted Natasha as her assistant.        
to co-opt sb onto a committee      coopter qn pour faire partie d'un comité  
to co-opt sb into sth        [+government, group]   coopter qn à qch  
→ He was co-opted into the Labour Government of 1964 ...        
  [+slogan, policy]  
→ He co-opted many nationalist slogans and cultivated a populist image.        
opt in  
      vi   (=join)   s'engager  
They can't opt out, because they never opted in.      Ils ne peuvent pas se retirer puisqu'ils ne se sont jamais engagés.  
opt into  
      vt fus   (=join)   choisir de participer à  
→ "We decided to opt into the framework scheme        
opt out  
   [school, hospital]   se déconventionner  
→ More and more schools are choosing to opt out.        
to opt out of sth        [+arrangement]   se désengager de qch  
the latest hospital to opt out of local-authority control      le dernier hôpital à se déconventionner  
to opt out of an activity      se retirer d'une activité  
→ He tried to opt out of political and economic decision-making.        
opt-out clause  
      n   clause    f   de retrait
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
See also:

opt in, opt out, opt into, op

opt v.

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
décider de ne pas utiliser ; se désabonner (+ de) ; se désengager (+ de) ; rejeter ; se désinscrire (+ de) ; refuser de souscrire (+ à)
se choisir
opter pour qch
choisir de faire qch
se désengager de qch
se retirer d'une activité
opter pour recevoir des messages ; décider de recevoir des emails
[Communication] Contraire : "opt out of receiving communications" = "refuser de recevoir des communications"
'opt' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
to opt for
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