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English definition of “hand-picked”

hand-picked

adjective (also handpicked)
 
 
HR
used to describe someone who has been carefully chosen for a particular job or activity: The 74 year-old has ceded day-to-day control of the company to a hand picked team of managers.be handpicked for sth/to do sth The 35-year-old Australian citizen was hand picked for the post.be handpicked by sb Many boards were hand-picked by the very executives they were supposed to oversee. a hand-picked successor
(Definition of hand-picked from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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