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Meaning of word facultative from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

facultative   adjective

Meaning : Of or relating to the mental faculties.

Meaning : Able to exist under more than one set of conditions.

Example : A facultative parasite can exist as a parasite or a saprophyte.

Restricted to a particular condition of life.

An obligate anaerobe can survive only in the absence of oxygen.

Meaning : Granting a privilege or permission or power to do or not do something.

Example : A facultative enactment.

Meaning : Not compulsory.

Example : Elective surgery.
An elective course of study.

Synonyms : elective