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  Definition of selection
  1. the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"
  2. the person or thing chosen or selected; "he was my pick for mayor"
  3. a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James'' philosophical writings"
  4. an assortment of things from which a choice can be made; "the store carried a large selection of shoes"
  5. a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment
Similar Words: choice, option, pick, excerpt, extract, survival, survival of the fittest, natural selection

 

Hyponyms: casting, coloration, colouration, sampling, decision, determination, conclusion, volition, willing, election, vote, ballot, voting, balloting, pleasure, favorite, favourite, way, Haftorah, Haftarah, Haphtorah, Haphtarah, analects, analecta, clipping, newspaper clipping, press clipping, cutting, press cutting, cut, track, quotation, quote, citation

 

Derivational Morphology: pick, choose, prefer, opt, take, select, pick out, excerpt, extract, take out

 

 
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