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chosen

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noun cho·sen \ˈchō-zən\

Definition of chosen

plural chosen

  1. :  one who is the object of choice or of divine favor :  an elect person



Examples of chosen

  1. <of the five sons in the family, he was his father's chosen and thus showered with attention and special gifts>



13th Century

First Known Use of chosen

13th century

Rhymes with chosen


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chosen

adjective cho·sen

Simple Definition of chosen

  • : selected to do or receive something special

Full Definition of chosen

  1. 1 :  elect

  2. 2 :  selected or marked for favor or special privilege <a chosen few>

Examples of chosen

  1. <the chosen few who are invited to a gathering at the CEO's house at the end of the year>



Origin of chosen

Middle English, from past participle of chosen to choose


First Known Use: 14th century


Chosen

geographical name cho·sen

Definition of Chosen

  1. — see korea





CHOSEN Defined for Kids

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chosen

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cho·sen

Definition of chosen

  1. past participle of choose




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chosen

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adjective cho·sen \ˈchō-zən\

Definition of chosen

  1. 1 :  carefully selected <his chosen profession>

  2. 2 :  picked to be shown favor or given special privilege <Only a chosen few were asked to join.>





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