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Synonyms for elective

not compulsory or automatic

Synonyms for elective

a course that the student can select from among alternatives

subject to popular election

not compulsory

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In a report to councillors, who will discuss the project next Thursday, reads: "The proposed extension is described as an elective care Centre, and the applicants' submissions set out how it is intended to provide day patient services for a number of surgical and medical specialities by providing day-case procedures/surgery along with a dedicated endoscopy unit in a single facility.
She said the Education Ministry should not make learning khat compulsory, but as an elective subject to increase knowledge and promote it for creativity.
The Government promised to do more in this area, but right now DHBs are on track to perform fewer elective procedures than the year before.
Drilon explained that under his bill, "a political dynasty is deemed to exist when a person who is the spouse of an incumbent elective official or a relative within the second civil degree of consanguinity or affinity of an incumbent elective official holds or runs for an elective office simultaneously with the incumbent elective official within the same city and/or province or occupies the same office immediately after the term of office of the incumbent elective official.
If the incumbent elective official is holding a national position, relatives shall be disqualified from running only within the same province where the former is a registered voter.
Also under the measure, no spouse, or person related within the second degree of consanguinity or affinity--whether legitimate or illegitimate, full or half blood, to an incumbent elective official seeking re-election--shall be allowed to hold or run for any elective office in the same province in the same election.
According to the previously stated evidence, an applicant's performance during an elective at the program's institution directly influences one's chance at matching to that school.
Various clinical factors and echocardiographic features have been reported to independently predict the recurrence of AF following elective cardio-version including; arrhythmia duration, type of arrhythmia, patient's age, anterio-posterior left atrial (LA) diameter, and left atrial (LA) size3-5.
Ojukwu said women's participation in elective office is grounded in their political rights as recognised in regional and international human rights instrument, to which Nigeria is a party.
Elective hospitalisations, however, were not associated with acceleration in the rate of decline at all.
This study confirmed that the prior elective CS (labor −) is three times more likely to cause placenta previa accreta than the emergent CS (labor +).
If the Speaker determines the proposal is sound, he will forward it to the parliamentary legal office for it to be drafted into a legal document.According to the proposal, the MPs want all elective bodies in the country exempted from the constitutional requirement of the two-thirds gender rule.
WEDNESDAY, April 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who undergo elective stoma reversal have a higher incidence of postoperative Clostridium difficile infection versus patients who undergo elective colectomy, according to a study published in the May issue of Diseases of the Colon & Rectum.
SB 1765 would ban spouses (legal and common law), siblings (full or half-blood), parents and children (legitimate, illegitimate and adopted) and the spouses of second-degree relatives vying to replace their relatives occupying elective positions.