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selection

noun
 
 
/sɪˈlekʃən/
[U] the process of choosing someone or something from a group of people or things after careful thought: the selection of sth/sb It is alleged that he tried to improperly influence the selection of a particular firm for a state engineering contract. The selection of Jobson as chairman has caused controversy amongst board members. personnel/product/site selection a selection method/procedure/process
[C, usually singular] COMMERCE a choice or range of different types of something: a selection of sth The new range features a selection of ceramics and tableware. a good/large/wide selection
[C] a person or thing which has been or will be chosen: make a selection He made similar selections of securities for each fund. Who would be your selection for the job?
→ See also choice noun
(Definition of selection from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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