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elective

1. of or based on selection by vote
2. selected by vote
3. having the power to elect
4. open to choice; optional
5. an optional course or hospital placement undertaken by a medical student
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This is due to the fact that in the afternoon outside air has a higher temperature, so that the electiveness of south-facing photovoltaic panels decreases.
From the questionnaire investigation and data processing by SEM, he confirmed eight categories for e-learning CSFs as follows: (1) instructor's attitude towards and control of the technology, (2) instructor's teaching style, (3) learners' motivation and technical competency, (4) learners' interactive collaboration, (5) e-learning course content and structure, (6) ease of on-campus Internet access, (7) electiveness of information technology infrastructure and (8) organizational support of e-learning activities.
Other explanations rely on the electiveness of personal expenses as opposed to the nondiscretionary nature of business expenses.