Meaning of CHOICE in English

CHOICE

transcription, транскрипция: [ tʃɔɪs ]

( choices, choicer, choicest)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.

1.

If there is a choice of things, there are several of them and you can choose the one you want.

It’s available in a choice of colours...

At lunchtime, there’s a choice between the buffet or the set menu...

Club Sportif offer a wide choice of holidays.

= selection

N-COUNT

2.

Your choice is someone or something that you choose from a range of things.

Although he was only grumbling, his choice of words made Rodney angry.

N-COUNT : usu poss N

3.

Choice means of very high quality. ( FORMAL )

...Fortnum and Mason’s choicest chocolates.

= select

ADJ : ADJ n

4.

If you have no choice but to do something or have little choice but to do it, you cannot avoid doing it.

They had little choice but to agree to what he suggested.

PHRASE : V inflects

5.

The thing or person of your choice is the one that you choose.

...tickets to see the football team of your choice...

In many societies children still marry someone of their parents’ choice.

PHRASE : n PHR

6.

The item of choice is the one that most people prefer.

The drug is set to become the treatment of choice for asthma worldwide...

PHRASE : PHR after n

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