nonelective

adjective non·elec·tive \ ˌnän-i-ˈlek-tiv \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of nonelective

: not elective: such as
a : 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
b : not permitting a choice : not optional
  • nonelective college courses
c : 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

First Known Use of nonelective

1853


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