- election cake,
- election day,
- election district,
- elective mutism,
- electoral college
Origin of elective
Examples from the Web for non-elective
Raised in nature's school they are masters of its non-elective course.Sergeant York And His People|Sam Cowan
After this non-elective board has approved of the estimates, they are then sent down to the Municipal Assembly to be voted.
early 15c., from Late Latin electivus, from electus, past participle of eligere (see election). In reference to school subjects studied at the student's choice, first recorded 1847. As a noun, from 1701.