[ si-lek-tiv ]
/ sɪˈlɛk tɪv /
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OTHER WORDS FROM selectivese·lec·tive·ly, adverbse·lec·tive·ness, nounnon·se·lec·tive, adjectiveun·se·lec·tive, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nonselective (1 of 2)
/ (ˌnɒnsɪˈlɛktɪv) /
(of a school, education system, etc) admitting all pupils regardless of ability; inclusive
British Dictionary definitions for nonselective (2 of 2)
/ (sɪˈlɛktɪv) /
of or characterized by selection
tending to choose carefully or characterized by careful choice
electronics occurring at, operating at, or capable of separating out a particular frequency or band of frequencies
Derived forms of selectiveselectively, adverbselectiveness, noun
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