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1chosen

noun cho·sen \ˈchō-zən\
plural chosen

Definition of CHOSEN

:  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>

First Known Use of CHOSEN

13th century

Rhymes with CHOSEN

2chosen

adjective

: selected to do or receive something special

Full Definition of CHOSEN

1
:  elect
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

Definition of CHOSEN

— see korea
CHOSEN Defined for Kids

1chosen

Definition of CHOSEN for Kids

past participle of choose

2chosen

adjective cho·sen \ˈchō-zən\

Definition of CHOSEN for Kids

1
:  carefully selected <his chosen profession>
2
:  picked to be shown favor or given special privilege <Only a chosen few were asked to join.>

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