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e·lec·tive

 (ĭ-lĕk′tĭv)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a selection by vote.
2. Filled or obtained by election: elective office.
3. Having the power or authority to elect; electoral.
4. Permitting or involving a choice; optional: elective surgery.
n.
An optional academic course or subject.

e·lec′tive·ly adv.
e·lec′tive·ness n.

elective

(ɪˈlɛktɪv)
adj
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or based on selection by vote: elective procedure.
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) selected by vote: an elective official.
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) having the power to elect
4. (Education) open to choice; optional: an elective course of study.
n
(Education) an optional course or hospital placement undertaken by a medical student
eˈlectively adv
electivity, eˈlectiveness n

e•lec•tive

(ɪˈlɛk tɪv)

adj.
1. derived from the principle of electing to an office, position, etc.
2. chosen by election, as an official.
3. empowered to elect a candidate, as a body of persons.
4. open to choice; optional: elective surgery.
n.
5. a course that a student may select from among alternatives.
[1520–30; < Medieval Latin]
e•lec′tive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.elective - a course that the student can select from among alternatives
course, course of instruction, course of study, class - education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings; "he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes"
Adj.1.elective - subject to popular election; "elective official"
appointed, appointive - subject to appointment
2.elective - not compulsory; "elective surgery"; "an elective course of study"
optional - possible but not necessary; left to personal choice

elective

adjective
Not compulsory or automatic:
Translations
äänestysvaalivalinnainen
választott

elective

[ɪˈlektɪv]
A. ADJ
1. (Univ) [course] → optativo, opcional; [assembly] → electivo
2. [surgery] → optativo
B. N (US) (Scol) → asignatura f optativa, optativa f

elective

[ɪˈlɛktɪv]
adj [office] → électif/ive; [committee] → électif/ive
n (US) (= option) → cours m facultatifelective surgery nchirurgie f non urgente

elective

adj
democracymit Wahlen; elective assemblyWahlversammlung f; elective dictatorshipgewählte Diktatur; elective office/post Amt, das/Posten, der durch Wahl besetzt wird; he has never won/held elective officeer ist noch nie zu einem Amt gewählt worden
(Med) surgerynicht unbedingt notwendig; abortionnicht medizinisch indiziert
(US: Sch, Univ: = optional) coursewahlfrei; elective subjectWahlfach nt
n (US: Sch, Univ) → Wahlfach nt

elective

[ɪˈlɛktɪv] adjelettivo/a

elective

a. electivo-a, elegido-a;
___ surgerycirugía ___, planeada;
___ therapyterapia ___.

elective

adj (surg) programado, electivo
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Convinced and ardent follower of the democratic Republic, of the propagation of the idea of sovereignty, Emanoil Chinezu wrote: The Universal vote, the equality of the Public Assembly, the democracy upon the establishment of the power of the State and the permanent electivity of the heads of the governments which we must have and which is the delegation of the Public powers, that it the Republic.