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

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"Appointive" Quotes from Famous Books

... and the Vice President all persons in the civil service of the National Government are appointive, and fall into one of three categories, those who are appointed by the President, "by and with the advice and consent of the Senate"; inferior officers, whose appointment Congress has vested by law "in the President alone, in the courts of law, or in the heads of departments"; ...
— The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation • Edward Corwin

... colours, was surrounded by half a dozen obsequious attendants, also clad in silk. Kwan Yung-jin, as I came to know his name, was a yang-ban, or noble; also he was what might be called magistrate or governor of the district or province. This means that his office was appointive, and that he ...
— The Jacket (The Star-Rover) • Jack London

Words linked to "Appointive" :   elective, appointed, appointment, nonelected, nonelective

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