Meaning of SELECTION in English

SELECTION

transcription, транскрипция: [ sɪlekʃ(ə)n ]

( selections)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

Selection is the act of selecting one or more people or things from a group.

...Darwin’s principles of natural selection...

Dr. Sullivan’s selection to head the Department of Health was greeted with satisfaction...

N-UNCOUNT : with supp

2.

A selection of people or things is a set of them that have been selected from a larger group.

...this selection of popular songs.

N-COUNT : oft N of n

3.

The selection of goods in a shop is the particular range of goods that it has available and from which you can choose what you want.

It offers the widest selection of antiques of every description in a one day market.

= range

N-COUNT : usu sing , usu N of n

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