Eclectic definitions

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Selecting or employing individual elements from a variety of sources, systems, or styles.

An eclectic taste in music; an eclectic approach to managing the economy.

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Selecting from various systems, doctrines, or sources.
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Made up of or combining elements from a variety of sources.
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One that follows an eclectic method.
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Composed of material gathered from various sources, systems, etc.
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A person who uses eclectic methods in philosophy, science, or art.
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The definition of eclectic is something that is made up of various sources or styles.

An example of eclectic is the taste in music of a person who enjoys listening to country, hip hop, gospel and classical music.

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Selecting a mixture of what appears to be best of various doctrines, methods or styles.
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Someone who selects according to the eclectic method.
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Origin of eclectic

Greek eklektikos selective from eklektos selected from eklegein to select ek- out ecto– legein to gather leg- in Indo-European roots