HyperDic: selective

English > 2 senses of the word selective:
ADJECTIVEallselectivetending to select
allselectivecharacterized by very careful or fastidious selection
selective > pronunciation
Soundssahleh'ktihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > selective: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningtending to select; characterized by careful choice.
Example"an exceptionally quick and selective reader"- John Mason Brown
Broaderdiscriminatingshowing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste
Spanishexclusivo, selectivo
Nounsselectivitythe property of being selective / selective
Adverbsselectivelyby selection
Verbsselectpick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
English > selective: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by very careful or fastidious selection.
Example"the school was very selective in its admissions"
Broaderexclusiveexcluding much or all
Nounsselectivitythe property of being selective / selective
Verbsselectpick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives

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