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Adj.1.non-elective - filled by appointment rather than by election; "a nonelective office"
appointed, appointive - subject to appointment
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She subsequently underwent a non-elective caesarean section after normal working hours under combined spinal epidural anaesthesia with invasive monitoring.
3% for non-elective surgery and 97% for elective surgery, P<0.