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selectionnoun

uk   us   /sɪˈlek.ʃən/
B2 [C or U] the act of choosing someone or something: the selection process Success is achieved by the careful selection of projects. The coach made her selection (= chose who she wanted) for the team.B2 [C] a choice or range of different types of something: Most schools would have a good selection of these books in their libraries. The larger shops are able to stock a wider selection of goods. [C] a person or thing that has been or will be chosen: Their music was a mix of old stuff and selections from the new album.
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