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adjective selective pronunciation in American English /sɪˈlektɪv/

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    accepting or using only some things, and not the things that you do not want

    Selective breeding has given us much leaner turkeys.

    a selective memory (=remembering or mentioning only good things):

    Opponents accused her of having a selective memory.

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