Definitions of "elective"
  1. Relates to individuals chosen through the process of voting by the public
  2. Pertaining to the method or the act of selection or voting
  3. Derives from the right or rule of making a selection or vote
  4. Allows for the possibility of making a selection
  5. Something that can be picked as an option
  6. Something that is advantageous to a person, though not needed to live
How to use "elective" in a sentence
  1. The new leader of the city council was appointed through an elective process.
  2. The elective system of our democracy allows citizens to choose their representatives.
  3. The patient chose to proceed with the elective surgery, aware that it wasn't crucial for survival.

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