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Synonyms and Antonyms of elective

  1. subject to one's freedom of choice <a plastic surgeon who mainly does face-lifting and other kinds of elective surgery> Synonyms discretionary, optional, voluntaryRelated Words alternate, alternative, chosen; dispensable, unnecessary, unneeded, unwantedNear Antonyms essential, indispensable, necessary, requisiteAntonyms compulsory, mandatory, nonelective, nonvoluntary, obligatory, required

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