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Definition of "selectively" [selectively]

  • In a selective manner, only affecting or applying to some selected cases. (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "selectively" in a sentence
  • "The Bush Administration's policy of "no negotiations with terrorists," with the label selectively applied, makes no more sense in this hemisphere than in other parts of the world."
  • "After diffusing the emitter, Hoerni again selectively etched the oxide layer to provide for alloy contacts (f)."
  • "Ms. Rosin selectively quoted articles supporting her perspective that there is insufficient evidence for the health benefits of breast-feeding, and ignored the mass of data that provides ample evidence for its benefits."