Meaning of SELECTION in English

SELECTION

noun

1 process of choosing/being chosen

ADJECTIVE

▪ careful

the careful ~ of building materials

▪ random

▪ initial

▪ final

▪ judicial ( esp. AmE ), jury

▪ team

▪ Darwinian , natural , sexual

Natural ~ is a key element of Darwin's theory of evolution.

VERB + SELECTION

▪ make

She took a long time to make her ~.

▪ base on

Selection is based on standards of quality.

▪ win ( esp. BrE )

She hopes to win ~ for the Olympic team.

SELECTION + NOUN

▪ criteria , policy ( esp. BrE )

▪ procedure , process

▪ bias

These results may have been caused by ~ bias.

▪ board , committee , panel ( esp. BrE )

▪ pressure

evolutionary ~ pressures

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ as

his ~ as candidate for the party

▪ ~ for

2 number of people/things that have been chosen

ADJECTIVE

▪ varied , wide

▪ random

We interviewed a random ~ of teenagers.

▪ representative

▪ judicious , well-chosen

▪ final

The final ~ of winners will be announced at the end of the event.

VERB + SELECTION

▪ contain , include

The catalogue includes a ~ of his poetry.

▪ play

She played a ~ of waltzes.

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ from , ~ of

a ~ of hits from well-known musicals

3 collection of things from which sth can be chosen

ADJECTIVE

▪ broad , comprehensive , extensive , huge , large , vast , wide

We offer a broad ~ of products.

▪ limited , poor , small

▪ excellent , fine , good , great , interesting , nice , superb

▪ menu , wine

The wine ~ isn't bad.

The menu ~ is very limited.

▪ musical

VERB + SELECTION

▪ offer

The restaurant offers a wide ~ of cocktails.

▪ find

You'll find a good ~ of paints at this store.

▪ feature

Their website features a large ~ of photographs.

▪ choose from

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ of

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