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Appointive   Listen
adjective
Appointive  adj.  Subject to appointment; as, an appointive office. (R.)






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Appointive" Quotes from Famous Books



... reward party supporters. Senator Marcy's original declaration that "to the victor belongs the spoils," was accepted by both Democratic and Republican parties. Each party, upon coming into power, habitually turned out appointive officials placed in office by the opposition party. The positions thus made vacant were filled by individuals from the ranks of ...
— Problems in American Democracy • Thames Ross Williamson



Words linked to "Appointive" :   elective, nominated, non-elective, appoint, nominative, nonelected



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