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English definition of “picking”

picking

noun [U]     informal
COMMERCE →  order picking
easy/rich pickings /ˈpɪkɪŋz/ a large range of good things to choose from: Investors have found rich pickings in the property market in recent years.
slim/lean/meagre pickings a lack of good things to choose from: Even money-market funds offer slim pickings these days.
(Definition of picking noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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