nonelective nonelective

Definition(s):

  • (adj) filled by appointment rather than by election

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Since his renomination in June he had left the burden of his campaign to nonelective Cabinet members who could not ask for votes in their own right.
  2. Hampton students will cast their ballots not only for President and Vice President but also for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and many another nonelective official.
  3. He is a militant Democrat who drew constant fire from Wisconsin papers for his partisanship while tax commissionera nonelective office.

News

  • Horsford Recovering From Heart Bypass Surgery

    WASHINGTON - Rep. Steven Horsford underwent heart bypass surgery Monday in a Washington-area hospital, his office said. The nonelective operation was a success, and Horsford is starting a recuperation that will take at least several weeks, according to
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

Word of the Day
tangible tangible
/ˈtæn dʒə bəl /