: relating to, being, or involving an urgent medical procedure and especially surgery that is essential to the survival of the patient
a nonelective appendectomy acute nonelective surgery
: not permitting a choice : not optional
nonelective college courses
: of, relating to, or being a fixed amount of money that is contributed by an employer to an employee's retirement account regardless of whether or how much the employee also contributes
nonelective versus matching contributions
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