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[ ɪlˈɛktɪv], [ ɪlˈɛktɪv], [ ɪ_l_ˈɛ_k_t_ɪ_v]

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vs "obligatory"

There is a lot of talk these days about "elective" classes and "obligatory" classes. In most cases, these terms are used interchangeably, but there is a subtle difference. Elective classes are those that are chosen by the student, while obligatory classes are those that are mandated by the school. In some cases, a class may be both elective and obligatory.

So what does this have to do with schooling? Well, it turns out that there is a distinction to be made between electives and specialities.

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