Translation of elective in Spanish:


electivo, adj.

Pronunciation /əˈlɛktɪv//ɪˈlɛktɪv/


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      (assembly/post) electivo
      • And so, for the first time in 12 years, he found himself out of elective office without a certain next step.
      • Under state statute, Daschle would no longer be eligible to hold elective office in South Dakota or represent it in Washington.
      • The sort of people who run for elective office just don't do that sort of thing.
      • Krugman is not a journalist by training, and he's never held appointive or elective office.
      • In giving the elective power to the states, the framers of the Constitution hoped to protect state independence.
      • And that's the decision whether to stand for the nation's highest elective office or not.
      • At the same time, both men said they were the person to represent the majority-minority district and that ethnicity is not the only prerequisite for elective office.
      • Sinclair had never held elective office, though he had previously run for governor on the Socialist Party ticket.
      • A well-constituted court for the trial of impeachments is an object not more to be desired than difficult to be obtained in a government wholly elective.
      • If we cannot elect men with sufficient education and honor even to try to be wise, we can number in a few score the years in which the elective power will remain ours.
      • Due to this, we don't have an elective member to represent us.
      • Further, through its political arm, the ATLU began successfully contesting the small number of seats in the legislature that were elective.
      • For it is an elementary proposition that if a vote is not cast for one of the two highest candidates it is completely shorn of its elective power.
      • In addition, while Dole faced criticism that she had no prior elective experience, there was scant attention paid to the dearth of women in executive positions of power in the United States.
      • Republican women hold forty-one state elective offices, and Democrats, forty-three.
      • They cower down and allow him to dictate the pace rather than being an elective body.
      • After Michael's death in a ski accident at year's end, Joe decided to exit elective office altogether.
      • George Will notes the steadily increasing ranks of African-American Republicans holding significant elective and appointive office.
      • Congress is Thune's first elective office, but he arrived on Capitol Hill in 1997 with experience in several jobs that gave him a solid grounding in federal, state and local government.
      • Swett battled for the full reform program: to make everything, even the mayoralty, an appointive rather than an elective office.
      • However Charles saw Exclusion of the rightful heir as changing the monarchy from a hereditary, divinely appointed institution into an elective, limited office that could soon give way to a new commonwealth.
      • And yet, its new Republican governor is perhaps the freest-thinking holder of high elective office in the entire nation.
      • When the government introduced an elective element into the Legislative Council in 1842, no bar was placed on the participation of ex-convicts.
      • Collins, who had never held elective office, proved to be a better campaigner in 1996 than she had been in 1994.

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      (body/powers) electoral

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    (course/subject) optativo
    • A six week elective course on smoking cessation, which aimed to encourage cessation and provide how-to-quit strategies, was also constructed.
    • All classes used for recruitment were general elective courses that attracted a diverse cross-section of male and female college students.
    • About 65 percent of schools integrate communication skill development into several required and elective courses throughout the curriculum.
    • All the subjects were recruited by instructors who taught elective courses at each campus.
    • And if psychology is taught in high school, it is offered typically as an elective course.
    • The reduction in hospital stay was present in all subgroups and most pronounced in the patients undergoing elective surgery for aneurysm who received transfusions.
    • About 3,500 elective procedures take place in hospitals every week and many cannot proceed without the availability of a blood transfusion.
    • Pharmacy ranked last in permitting overseas research for its faculty members and allowing degree-candidate students to take elective study abroad courses.
    • Could a randomised trial answer the controversy relating to elective caesarean section?
    • On the other hand, students taking the elective course do so by virtue of a preference, and generally ability, for the subject matter.
    • One physics department in Kenya allows its students to take an elective course in entrepreneurship offered by the university's business division.
    • Students may be able to earn an elective credit course within their nursing program for their independent study experience at camp.
    • Nutritional deprivation in patients who have elective gastrointestinal surgical procedures is a normal practice.
    • Now in college, he is taking a very good course - elective, not required - focused on the roots of Western culture.
    • Dr Ryan also made it clear that it was not intended that elective surgery would be carried out in Castlebar but that a new specialist unit would be established to cater for elective work for the region at Merlin Park hospital.
    • Well, I'm lazy and my memories of elective university classes are a bit hazy so I had hoped not to, but here we go.
    • Various chapters may also be interesting to Master's degree students taking specialized elective courses in strategy.
    • Spontaneous abortion refers to pregnancy loss at less than 20 weeks' gestation in the absence of elective medical or surgical measures to terminate the pregnancy.
    • The students enrolled in this elective course range from advanced placement to general studies.
    • This was why the decision had been made to centralise elective orthopaedics at Waterford Regional Hospital.
    • The subject group was comprised of 20 sixth-year medical students who joined the four-week elective course in Oriental psychosomatic medicine.
    • A student research program is conducted concurrently with the elective courses - students with something to say are encouraged to say it.
    • This is a serious look at America's extreme body modifiers - think tongue splitting, elective amputation and the like.
    • The survey was pre-tested by students enrolled in an elective course.
    • What if each school and college offered an elective course in pedagogy to prepare students for this education-based practice experience?
    • Temple currently offers a variety of elective classes, focusing on everything from commercial real estate and residential property management to real estate law.
    • They probably have fewer high-tech machines than we do, and the comparative cost figures may be skewed by the American love of elective procedures.
    • In terms of an agreement with the Ministry of Education, it is recognised as an elective course.
    • Music's soothing effects have been demonstrated in patients undergoing chemotherapy or elective surgery under local or regional anesthesia.
    • She expressed disappointment when told that with advance notice our nursing program could have designed learning activities to provide her with an elective course credit for her summer work.


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    optativa feminine