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English definition of “selection”

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 noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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