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 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)