OTHER WORDS FROM selectivese·lec·tive·ly, adverbse·lec·tive·ness, nounnon·se·lec·tive, adjectiveun·se·lec·tive, adjective
How to use selective in a sentence
The B Impact Assessment is designed by an independent committee of international experts and focused on facts and data, not PR and selective self-reporting.
Freeman is crushing pitches he swings at in part because he’s been more selective.Freddie Freeman Took The Leap. Now The Braves Are One Game Away From Doing The Same.|Travis Sawchik|October 16, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
While many private and campaign polls use sound methodologies, results are often released in a selective manner and have historically exhibited a sizable bias toward the sponsor’s party.
I hope that highly selective and remote festivals like Sundance, Telluride, and Cannes can use these kinds of public access screenings even after the pandemic fades.
Vox Media helped publishers and advertisers achieve scale and safetyPrivacy and brand safety fears have been making advertisers far more selective in their investments.Vox Media, Productsup and Zephr join this year’s Digiday Technology Awards nominees|Digiday Awards|October 6, 2020|Digiday
“Kasich wields his ax much less selectively than do most of his party colleagues,” the New York Times Magazine reported in 1998.
The same massive evidence trove body cameras create can, if used selectively, humiliate and indict average citizens.Your Arrest Video Is Going Online. Who Will See It?|Jacob Siegel|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I live alone with my children, dating selectively but hopefully.I Was Pregnant When He Hit Me. Here's #WhyIStayed.|Anonymous|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His family members came to nickname him “The Nut” as a child because, they say, he was “selectively crazy.”‘No No,’ a Documentary on MLB Pitcher Dock Ellis, Who Pitched a No-Hitter While Tripping on Acid|Marlow Stern|February 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All grains produce lectins, which selectively bind to unique proteins on the surfaces of bacteria, fungi, and insects.
On account of this difference in taboos, taboos act selectively, and thus affect the course of civilization.
Of course this acts selectively to call out what is most advantageous and most valued in the society.
For religious purposes the Zui appear to have selectively produced a great variety of colours in the ears of corn.
He proceeds selectively, taking the relation of stimulus and response as his clue.Creative Intelligence|John Dewey, Addison W. Moore, Harold Chapman Brown, George H. Mead, Boyd H. Bode, Henry Waldgrave, Stuart James, Hayden Tufts, Horace M. Kallen
There were frequencies of other values, which would be selectively absorbed by this material and that.The Aliens|Murray Leinster