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se·lec·tive

 (sĭ-lĕk′tĭv)
adj.
1. Of or characterized by selection; discriminating.
2. Empowered or tending to select.
3. Electronics Able to reject frequencies other than the one selected or tuned.

se·lec′tive·ly adv.
se·lec′tive·ness, se·lec′tiv′i·ty n.
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Adv.1.selectively - by selection; in a selective manner; "we choose our students very selectively"
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selectively

[sɪˈlektɪvlɪ] ADVselectivamente

selectively

[sɪˈlɛktɪvli] adv
(= choosing only some) [breed, educate] → sélectivement
(= carefully) [shop, buy] → avec discernement
(= inconsistently) to selectively forget
a tendency to selectively forget all the adverse effects of the drug → une tendance à avoir la mémoire sélective lorsqu'il s'agit des effets indésirables de la drogue, une tendance à avoir la mémoire sélective et à oublier les effets indésirables de la drogueselective memory nmémoire f sélective

selectively

advwählerisch; read also, operateselektiv; to read/buy selectivelybeim Lesen wählerisch/beim Einkaufen kritisch sein; if you approach the material more selectivelywenn Sie das Material besser auswählen or selektiver behandeln (geh); he built up his collection very selectivelyer wählte bei der Zusammenstellung seiner Sammlung sorgfältig aus

selectively

[sɪˈlɛktɪvlɪ] adv (used, applied) → in modo selettivo
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