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elec·tive·ly

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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Electivelyadverb

    By choice; with preference of one to another.

    Etymology: from elect.

    How or why that should have such an influence upon the spirits, as to drive them into those muscles electively, I am not subtile enough to discern. John Ray, on the Creation.

    They work not electively, or upon proposing to themselves an end of their operations. Nehemiah Grew, Cosm. Sac.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Electivelyadverb

    in an elective manner; by choice

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Electively in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Electively in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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