Selective

A term applied mainly to herbicides or insecticides, capable of killing some kind of plants or insects and not others.
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selective

[adj] - characterized by very careful or fastidious selection 2. [adj] - tending to select
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Selective

Se·lect'ive adjective Selecting; tending to select. « This selective providence of the Almighty.» Bp. Hall.
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selective

adjective tending to select; characterized by careful choice; `an exceptionally quick and selective reader`- John Mason Brown
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selective

adjective characterized by very careful or fastidious selection; `the school was very selective in its admissions`
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Selective

• (a.) Selecting; tending to select.
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selective

selective 1. Applying to some but not to others. 2. Tending to make careful choices.
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Selective

Applied to a trade policy, this means one that affects only some countries, not all, in contrast to MFN policy. Selectivity is an important concern in the use of safeguards, which countries often would prefer to make selective but are required by GATT Article XIX to be nondiscriminatory.
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