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selection

 
Noun selection has 5 senses
  1. choice, selection, option, pick - the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"
    --1 is a kind of action
    --1 has particulars:
     casting; coloration, colouration; sampling; decision, determination, conclusion; volition, willing; election; vote, ballot, voting, balloting
    Derived form: verb select1
  2. selection - an assortment of things from which a choice can be made; "the store carried a large selection of shoes"
    --2 is a kind of
    assortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motley
  3. choice, pick, selection - the person or thing chosen or selected; "he was my pick for mayor"
    --3 is a kind of decision making, deciding
    --3 has particulars: pleasure; favorite, favourite; way
  4. survival, survival of the fittest, natural selection, selection - a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment
    --4 is a kind of natural process, natural action, action, activity
  5. excerpt, extract, selection - a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"
    --5 is a kind of passage
    --5 has particulars:
     Haftorah, Haftarah, Haphtorah, Haphtarah; analects, analecta; clipping, newspaper clipping, press clipping, cutting, press cutting; cut, track; quotation, quote, citation
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