hand-picked Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “hand-picked” in the English Dictionary

"hand-picked" in Business English

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(also handpicked) uk   us   HR
used to describe someone who has been carefully chosen for a particular ​job or ​activity: The 74 year-old has ​cededday-to-daycontrol of the ​company to a ​handpickedteam of ​managers.be handpicked for sth/to do sth The 35-year-old Australian ​citizen was ​handpicked 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)
Translations of “hand-picked”
in Chinese (Simplified) (人)精心挑选的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (人)精心挑選的…
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