Definitions

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  • adj. Not elective.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. filled by appointment rather than by election

Etymologies

non- +‎ elective (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Simon Brown , a general practitioner who leads the group, said the new approach has cut spending on pharmaceuticals, and reduced the number of elective and nonelective procedures performed.

    U.K. Unveils Plans to Revamp Health Service

  • He finds better health-care plays in stocks like St. Jude Medical Inc. and Boston Scientific Corp., medical-device makers tied to nonelective care; and in stocks of skilled-nursing and long-term care facilities such as Kindred Healthcare Inc. and Sun Healthcare Group Inc., which benefit from an aging populace unaffected by unemployment.

    Jobless Recovery Would Call for Nuanced Investing

  • And on the list of covered procedures, here it is, plain writing, pregnancy termination, both elective and nonelective.

    CNN Transcript Nov 13, 2009

  • Intuitive Surgical Inc. and Varian Medical Systems Inc.Ms. Ott said she is looking at health-care stocks with less capital-equipment exposure and greater focus on consumables and nonelective procedures -- companies such as Covidien Ltd. and C.R. Bard Inc..

    Health-Care Funds Stay On Defensive

  • `I requires the employer to make nonelective contributions of at least 5 percent of compensation for each employee who is not a highly compensated employee, or

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Obama and the “Patriot Employer”

  • But the following year, another powerful person decided to confer great nonelective power on Cheney.

    AMERICA'S MOST DANGEROUS UNINDICTED CRIMINAL / DICK CHENEY

  • If the courts are going to pursue justice rather than advance special-interest agendas, states must either adopt public financing and strict fund-raising rules for judicial elections or switch to a nonelective merit selection system.

    The Legal Underground:

  • Employers can avoid the headache of passing the discrimination test by setting up what's called a "safe harbor" plan where you must make a 3%-of-income nonelective annual contribution to each employee's 401 (k).

    Part-Time Employees and 401(k)s

  • I thought since World War II, he was one of the two most successful people in a nonelective position—the other being Henry Kissinger.

    House of Bush, House of Saud

  • After one of the most dazzling nonelective careers in the history of American politics, Baker became one of just seven partners at Carlyle.

    House of Bush, House of Saud

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