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selective service

  

      n     (U.S)   (formerly) compulsory military service under which men were conscripted selectively  
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selective  
      adj  
1    of or characterized by selection  
2    tending to choose carefully or characterized by careful choice  
3      (Electronics)   occurring at, operating at, or capable of separating out a particular frequency or band of frequencies  
  selectively      adv  
  selectiveness      n  


selective attention  
      n     (Psychol)   the process by which a person can selectively pick out one message from a mixture of messages occurring simultaneously  
selective service  
      n     (U.S)   (formerly) compulsory military service under which men were conscripted selectively  
selective synchronization  
      n   a sound-recording process that facilitates overdubs by feeding the recorded track to the performer straight from the recording head,   (Often shortened to)    sel-sync  

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selective

  
  
careful, discerning, discriminating, discriminatory, eclectic, particular  
  
Antonyms     
   all-embracing, careless, desultory, indiscriminate, unselective  

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economic player that both produces and consumes a good or service
portmanteau word: producer + consumer. Linked to mass costumisation
n.
competitive set: a group of other brands offering a similar product or service, to the same consumers
adj.
(about a product or service) meant to meet the customers' basic requirements; with no add-ons, including only the basic features
E.g: It's a no frills hotel, but very clean and with friendly staff.
n.
replacement of a rail transport service (tram, subway, train) with a bus
[Neologism] from "bus" and "substitution"
adj.
refers to a product or service whose design, blueprint or code is free to use and modify
Examples of open source projects: Linux, Mozzila Firefox (softwares); DIY open drones (drone design), arduino (electronics)
n.
also FCR, a customer-service indicator used in the call center industry.
[Bus.]
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A person including intelligent programs that uses computer or internet services often has online unique user account.
[Tech.]
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someone who does not use high-technology items or services on a daily basis
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network-based services that makes information available from multiple electronic devices by linking it to an account
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eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically for good and services via cyber digital device.
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[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents
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