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noun cho·sen \ˈchō-zən\

Definition of chosen

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chosen

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

Examples of chosen in a sentence

  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


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adjective cho·sen

Definition of chosen

  1. 1 :  elect

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

Examples of chosen in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of chosen

Middle English, from past participle of chosen to choose


First Known Use: 14th century



CHOSEN Defined for English Language Learners


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adjective cho·sen

Definition of chosen for English Language Learners

  • : selected to do or receive something special


CHOSEN Defined for Kids

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Definition of chosen for Students

  1. past participle of choose


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adjective cho·sen \ˈchō-zən\

Definition of chosen for Students

  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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