selective

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selective (comparative more selective, superlative most selective)

  1. Of or pertaining to the process of selection.
  2. (of a person) choosy, fussy or discriminating when selecting.
    He's very selective and spent hours in the store choosing a new shirt.
  3. (chiefly US, not comparable) Having the authority or capability to make a selection.
    In the USA, military conscription is controlled by the Selective Service.

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  • selective” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.

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