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selective +‎ -ity


selectivity (countable and uncountable, plural selectivities)

  1. The quality of being selective; usually the extent to which something is selective.
  2. The ability of a radio receiver to separate a desired signal frequency from others.
  3. (chemistry) Discrimination of a reactant towards a choice of other reactants; the ratio of rate constants for different reactants.

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