Definition of non-elective in English:

non-elective

adjective

  • 1Of a post, committee, etc.: not filled by election. Of a person: not chosen by election.

  • 2That is mandatory; not discretionary; specifically (a) Education (of a course of study) prescribed; (b) Medicine (of a treatment or procedure) medically necessary.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in National Era. From non- + elective.

Pronunciation

non-elective

/ˌnɒnɪˈlɛktɪv/