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Adjective : an appointive office. ,appointive powers. From Dictionary.com.
Should the licensing authorities be appointive or elective?. From Wordnik.com. [Civics and Health] Reference
Incumbents holding appointive offices were in a state of dread. From Wordnik.com. [Mark Twain: A Biography] Reference
Approximately 30 percent are appointive, or political positions. From Wordnik.com. [Mark Gearan Press Briefing] Reference
Protect his appointive power against congressional encroachments. From Wordnik.com. [Firedoglake » Late Nite FDL: “Personnel is Policy:” It’s Time for Regime Change] Reference
The position made him head of police force with appointive powers. From Wordnik.com. [The Journal of Negro History, Volume 5, 1920] Reference
Give pause to the people who say you should have no appointive power. From Wordnik.com. [Stephen C. Rose: Blago Should Still Appoint Diane Nash] Reference
LAMB: And during his lifetime how many appointive offices did he hold?. From Wordnik.com. [Adlai Stevenson: His Life and Legacy] Reference
Imho appointive office is no substitute for experience as an elected CEO. From Wordnik.com. [Draft Condi.] Reference
I believe both, if I am not misinformed, are elective and not appointive. From Wordnik.com. [Northern Nut Growers Association Incorporated 39th Annual Report at Norris, Tenn. September 13-15 1948] Reference
They may even have made promises or intimations of future appointive office. From Wordnik.com. [Report: Edwards Thinks Hillary Has Courted Him More Effectively] Reference
Some Southern states returned to the appointive system during Reconstruction. From Wordnik.com. [A History of American Law] Reference
One Post Chaplain. and such appointive officers as may be provided by the State. From Wordnik.com. [The Story of The American Legion] Reference
DoJ could probably function indefinitely with no appointive slots filled at all. From Wordnik.com. [The Volokh Conspiracy » Gonzales to Resign:] Reference
For one, those Washington officials are almost always leaving appointive office. From Wordnik.com. [Why Palin's Bailin'] Reference
This was one of the most important appointive offices in the State Administration. From Wordnik.com. [Theodore Roosevelt and His Times] Reference
These people clearly rule our world via their money, media, and appointive powers. From Wordnik.com. [MEET THE BILDERBERGERS - OUR INVISIBLE GOVERNMENT] Reference
Quotas for appointive offices are definately an easier sell to the American public. From Wordnik.com. [No One Is Going to Call on You « AAUW Dialog] Reference
I don't know about high elective office, but high appointive office could be there. From Wordnik.com. [Bloomberg Busy Backing Candidates Of Both Parties] Reference
Do Hilden, Krupat, and their thirty endorsers believe these are appointive positions?. From Wordnik.com. ['Passion Play': An Exchange] Reference
RFK, elected in 1964, had served only as U.S. attorney general, an appointive office. From Wordnik.com. [As American as Apple Pie] Reference
So I've always figured that high appointive position was out, but I've changed my mind. From Wordnik.com. [Courting trouble: It's confirmed -- Gene is a jerk] Reference
Men continue to hold a hugely disproportionate share of elective and appointive offices. From Wordnik.com. [Primary Examples for Our Daughters] Reference
Quinn also served the Democratic National Committee in a number of appointive positions. From Wordnik.com. [Vice President Names Jack Quinn As Chief Of Staff] Reference
This means that his office was appointive, and that he was a tithe - squeezer or tax-farmer. From Wordnik.com. [Chapter 15] Reference
Texas, between 1866 and 1876, went from an elective to an appointive supreme court and back. From Wordnik.com. [A History of American Law] Reference
It is also not a good idea to deny the president his ability to replace appointive officers. From Wordnik.com. [House Dem Leadership's Bill On Iraq Obtained] Reference
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