Translation of alternativa in English:

alternativa

alternative, n.

feminine noun

  • 1

    (opción)
    alternative
    no tienes alternativa you have no choice / alternative
    • no les quedó más alternativa que admitirlo they were left no alternative but to admit it
    • una clara alternativa democrática a clear democratic alternative
    • la alternativa es clara the choice is clear
    • una alternativa a los métodos tradicionales an alternative to traditional methods
  • 2

    (en tauromaquia)
    ceremony in which a novillero becomes a fully-fledged bullfighter
    tomar la alternativa to become a fully-fledged bullfighter
  • 3alternativas feminine plural

    siguió con gran interés las alternativas del campeonato she followed the ups and downs of the championship with great interest
    • tras soportar las alternativas de una larga enfermedad having borne the vicissitudes of a long illness