selection

selection se‧lec‧tion [sˈlekʆn] noun
1. [uncountable] the careful choice of a particular person or thing from a group:

• The Health Authority is not involved in staff selection and recruitment.

• Our deputy manager can supply details of the job, including our selection criteria (= things considered when choosing someone for a job ) .

2. [countable] something that has been chosen from a group of similar things:

• Over the next year, you make four more selections from over 300 book titles.

3. [singular] COMMERCE a collection of goods of a particular type that are offered for sale:

• The company has carried out a major overhaul of its product selection based on consumer research.

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selection UK US /sɪˈlekʃən/ noun
[U] the process of choosing someone or something from a group of people or things after careful thought: the selection of sth/sb »

It is alleged that he tried to improperly influence the selection of a particular firm for a state engineering contract.

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The selection of Jobson as chairman has caused controversy amongst board members.

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personnel/product/site selection

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a selection method/procedure/process

[C, usually singular] COMMERCE a choice or range of different types of something: a selection of sth »

The new range features a selection of ceramics and tableware.

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a good/large/wide selection

[C] a person or thing which has been or will be chosen: make a selection »

He made similar selections of securities for each fund.

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Who would be your selection for the job?

See also CHOICE(Cf. choice) noun

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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