[ adjective ] tending to select; characterized by careful choice
"an exceptionally quick and selective reader"- John Mason Brown
Used in print(John R. Sargent, "Where To Aim Your Planning for Bigger...)
`` Selective selling '' - concentrating sales on the larger accounts - has been used effectively by some manufacturers .(James Bryant Conant, Slums and Suburbs...)
It is far more difficult in many communities to obtain admission to an apprentice program which involves union approval than to get_into the most selective medical_school in the nation .(Jim Thompson, The Transgressors....)
`` We aim t ' be see-lective , y_'_know ?
[ adjective ] characterized by very careful or fastidious selection
"the school was very selective in its admissions"