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elective

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AdjectiveEdit

elective (comparative more elective, superlative most elective)

  1. Of, or pertaining to voting or elections
  2. That involves a choice between options; optional or discretionary
    My insurance wouldn't pay for the operation because it was elective surgery.
    • Bancroft
      The independent use of their elective franchise.
    • Dryden
      Kings of Rome were at first elective []

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NounEdit

elective (plural electives)

  1. Something that is option or that may be elected, especially a course of tertiary study.