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suh lek tiv

  • s  tending to select; characterized by careful choice
    an exceptionally quick and selective reader"- John Mason Brown
  • s  characterized by very careful or fastidious selection
    the school was very selective in its admissions

  • She has a condition called selective mutism that is neither as rare nor as hopeless as experts believed.
  • The notion that systematic efforts to improve the prowess of slaves by selective breeding have something to do with black athletic achievements is one of the most persistent and .
  • Such would-be kidnappers of King's legacy have chosen a highly selective interpretation of his message.
News & Articles

  • 5 Reasons Not to Flee Non-US Dividend Stocks
    “Is it time to flee dividend stocks?” That’s what many investors are asking me amid the recent rise in bond yields. My answer: Don’t abandon dividend stocks but be selective. I’ve long been advocating ...
    June 13, 2013 - ETF Database via Yahoo! Finance
  • iShares: Reasons Not to Flee Non-US Dividend Stocks
    “Is it time to flee dividend stocks?” That’s what many investors are asking me amid the recent rise in bond yields. My answer: Don’t abandon dividend stocks but be selective. I’ve long been advocating ...
    June 12, 2013 - ETF Trends via Yahoo! Finance
  • Cooper Union Students Fight For Freedom From Tuition
    The small, highly selective college for artists, engineers and architects had been one of the last remaining tuition-free schools in the country. But in April, Cooper's board decided to begin charging tuition for most undergraduates. A rotating cast of students has now taken up residence in the president's office until the board agrees to reconsider.
    June 11, 2013 - NPR
Quotes

  • Lance Armstrong in eTaiwan News
    I don't know how selective the Alps will be,Armstrong said, referring to a possible shakeout among contenders on the climbs. "Those big group sprint finishes _ I'm looking forward to get behind me."
  • Gordon Brown in Reuters
    We need to look closely at the impact on food prices and the environment of different production methods and to ensure we are more selective in our support (for biofuels),Brown said in a statement. "If our UK review shows that we need to...
  • Coen brothers in FOXNews
    I think whatever success we've had in this area has been entirely attributable to how selective we are. We've only adapted Homer and Cormac McCarthy,said Joel Coen.

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