Electively \E*lect"ive*ly\, adv. In an elective manner; by choice. [1913 Webster]

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  • electively — elective ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to or appointed by election. 2) (of a course of study, treatment, etc.) selected by the person concerned; not compulsory. ► NOUN chiefly N. Amer. ▪ an optional course of study. DERIVATIVES electively adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • electively — adverb see elective I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • electively — See elective. * * * …   Universalium

  • electively — adv. through choice, by voting …   English contemporary dictionary

  • electively — elec·tive·ly …   English syllables

  • electively — adverb see elective I …   Useful english dictionary

  • elective — electively, adv. electiveness, n. /i lek tiv/, adj. 1. pertaining to the principle of electing to an office, position, etc. 2. chosen by election, as an official. 3. bestowed by or derived from election, as an office. 4. having the power or right …   Universalium

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  • elective — I. adjective Date: circa 1531 1. a. chosen or filled by popular election < an elective official > b. of or relating to election c. based on the right or principle of election < the presidency is an elective office > 2. a. permitting a choice …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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