Meaning of “self-selecting” in the English Dictionary

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"self-selecting" in Business English

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involving people or organizations that choose to take part in an activity, rather than being chosen by someone else:

The survey is self-selecting and does not include all trade associations - only those trade associations that have agreed to participate.
They are not a statistical sample, but a self-selecting section of the educated middle classes.

(Definition of “self-selecting” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)