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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ec•lec•ticɪˈklɛk tɪk; ɪˈklɛk tə sɪst(adj.)

  1. selecting or choosing from various systems, methodologies, etc.; not following any one system.

  2. made up of elements selected from various sources:

    an eclectic philosophy.

Origin of eclectic:

1675–85; < Gk eklektikós selective =eklekt(ós) chosen (v. adj. of eklégein to single out =ek- ec - +légein to choose) +-ikos -ic

ec•lec′ti•cal•ly(adv.)

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  1. eclectically(Adverb)

    in an eclectic manner

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eclectically(adverb)

    in an eclectic manner; by an eclectic method

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