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eclectic

ec·lec·tic

eclectic

 
pronunciation:
ih klek tihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: drawing on or influenced by various styles, disciplines, systems or the like.
The style of architecture at the time was eclectic and combined elements of Greek, Roman, and modern.He has eclectic taste in music.The school has adopted an eclectic approach to the teaching of reading.
definition 2: composed or created by selecting from various styles, disciplines, systems, or the like.
The restaurant boasts an eclectic menu with entrees ranging from Thai to Greek to Mexican.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a person who uses an eclectic method or takes an eclectic approach.
derivation: eclectically (adv.)