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[n] the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"
[n] the person or thing chosen or selected; "he was my pick for mayor"
[n] a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"
[n] an assortment of things from which a choice can be made; "the store carried a large selection of shoes"
[n] a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment

Misc. Definitions

\Se*lec"tion\, n. [L. selectio: cf. F. s['e]lection.] . The act of selecting, or the state of being selected; choice, by preference.
2. That which is selected; a collection of things chosen; as, a choice selection of books. {Natural selection}. (Biol.) See under {Natural}.

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