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elective

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

subject to one's freedom of choice
  • a plastic surgeon who mainly does face-lifting and other kinds of elective surgery

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elective

noun

Synonyms of elective (Entry 2 of 2)

1 as in refresher

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2 as in option

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  • rejectee
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The first known use of elective was circa 1531

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“Elective.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/elective. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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