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Something ‘eclectic’ involves a mixture of many different things or people. It is always used in a positive sense because the word implies drawing the best or most useful elements from a variety of different sources and then making good use of them. Most commonly encountered in a social context.
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I’m lucky to have an eclectic group of friends. I know people from all walks of life.
Peter has an eclectic taste in music. He loves everything from Jazz to Heavy Metal.
Our new product design has an eclectic mix of styles which really makes it stand out from the crowd.