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Facultative

Fac´ul`ta`tive
a.1.Having relation to the grant or exercise faculty, or authority, privilege, license, or the like hence, optional; as, facultative enactments, or those which convey a faculty, or permission; the facultative referendum of Switzerland is one that is optional with the people and is necessary only when demanded by petition; facultative studies; - opposed to obligatory and compulsory, and sometimes used with to.
2.(Biol.) Of such a character as to admit of existing under various forms or conditions, or of happening or not happening, or the like;
3.(Physiol.) Pertaining to a faculty or faculties.
Adj.1.facultative - of or relating to the mental faculties
2.facultative - able to exist under more than one set of conditions; "a facultative parasite can exist as a parasite or a saprophyte"
Antonyms:
obligate - restricted to a particular condition of life; "an obligate anaerobe can survive only in the absence of OXYGen"
3.facultative - granting a privilege or permission or power to do or not do something; "a facultative enactment"
4.facultative - not compulsory; "facultative courses in the sciences"
enabling
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factotum
facts of life
factual
factuality
factually
factualness
Factum
Factum a judice quod ad ujus officium non spectat
Factum negantis nulla probatio
Factum non dictur quod non perseverat
Factum unius alteri nocere non debet
Facture
facula
Faculae
Facular
Facultas probationum non est angustanda
-- Facultative --
Faculty
faculty member
Faculty of advocates
Facund
Facundious
Facundity
Fad
fad diet
Fadaise
faddily
faddish
faddishly
faddist
Faddle
faddy
Fade
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