GRE Word List

ECLECTIC

selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources; selecting individual elements from a variety of sources; N. eclecticism

The meaning of the word eclectic is selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources; selecting individual elements from a variety of sources; N. eclecticism.

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