electiveness
noun see elective I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • elective — /əˈlɛktɪv / (say uh lektiv), /i / (say ee ) adjective 1. relating to the principle of electing to office, etc. 2. appointed by election, as an officer. 3. bestowed by or derived from election, as an office. 4. having the power of electing to… …   Australian English dictionary

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