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appointive

[uh-poin-tiv] /əˈpɔɪn tɪv/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or filled by appointment:
an appointive office.
2.
having the ability or authority to appoint:
appointive powers.
Origin of appointive
1880-1885
An Americanism dating back to 1880-85; appoint + -ive
Related forms
nonappointive, adjective
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appointive

/əˈpɔɪntɪv/
adjective
1.
(mainly US) relating to or filled by appointment: an appointive position
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