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  1. Of or pertaining to the process of selection.
  2. (context, of a person) Choosy, fussy or discriminating when selecting.
He's very and spent hours in the store choosing a new shirt.
  1. (context, mainly, US, not comparable) Having the authority or capability to make a selection.
In the USA, military conscription is controlled by the Selective Service.

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