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English definition of “choice”

choice

noun [C or U] (ACT)    /tʃɔɪs/
B1 an act or the possibility of choosing: If the product doesn't work, you are given the choice of a refund or a replacement. It's a difficult choice to make. It's your choice/The choice is yours (= only you can decide). It was a choice between pain now or pain later, so I chose pain later. Now you know all the facts, you can make an informed choice. I'd prefer not to work but I don't have much choice (= this is not possible). He had no choice but to accept (= he had to accept). Is she single by choice? Champagne is their drink of choice (= the one they most often drink).Taking and choosing
(Definition of choice noun (ACT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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