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1. Selecting or employing individual elements from a variety of sources, systems, or styles: an eclectic taste in music; an eclectic approach to managing the economy.
2. Made up of or combining elements from a variety of sources: "a popular bar patronized by an eclectic collection of artists, writers, secretaries and aging soldiers on reserve duty" (Curtis Wilkie).
One that follows an eclectic method.

[Greek eklektikos, selective, from eklektos, selected, from eklegein, to select : ek-, out; see ecto- + legein, to gather; see leg- in Indo-European roots.]

e·clec′ti·cal·ly adv.
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A production of the University of Arizona Poetry Center, this fortnightly radio program eclectically mixes contemporary poetry and offbeat musical selections.
Each garment can be worn as a separate, put together 'matched' as in trend now or eclectically mixed from within the collection.
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The eclectically modern-dress production gave plenty of opportunity for movement on and over all kinds of obstacle, and the one moment of high drama, when the heroine, Rosmene, is forced to choose between her two suitors, was very effective.
Everywhere you turn, unlike is pitted against unlike, most jarringly whenever one's gaze crosses a towering, eclectically composed mobile of T-shirts, 3-D letters, and a bicycle hanging in the middle of the room.
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The online publication that is updated randomly and edited eclectically covers diverse topics affecting Millennials, today and tomorrow's movers and shakers, to inspire them to change the world.
What makes this place different however is that it is neither singularly a restaurant, a Shisha Lounge nor even a bar, it is an amalgamation of all of the above; a venue eclectically divided into three main sections, catering to a variety of needs at the same time.
The section covers a wide swath of issues of Sri Lanka's nation building, the complex tasks of peace and reconciliation and the importance to articulate a Sri Lankan world view thus eclectically combining Sri Lanka's discourse on domestic and international affairs.