selected

adjective
se·lect·ed | \sə-ˈlek-təd \

Definition of selected 

: select specifically : of a higher grade or quality than the ordinary

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Examples of selected in a Sentence

a selected brand of ice cream with an exceptionally high butterfat content

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Privacy - Terms As a member of the dance team, Yani can join the Kings throughout the season for selected events like team building, practice sessions and appearances in the community. Daniel Wilson, sacbee, "Sacramento Make-A-Wish teen ‘touched and grateful’ to be honorary Kings dancer," 11 July 2018 Cutting-Edge Programs UMUC's cybersecurity courses can help prepare you for selectedDOD 8140 certifications. Brandan Blom, BostonGlobe.com, "Austin Prep gearing up for another run in Division 3," 23 May 2018 Ducey has refused to meet with walkout leaders, instead inviting a handful of selected educators to meetings. CBS News, "Teachers and Arizona governor at odds as deal announced," 28 Apr. 2018 For older voters, Moscow health authorities will be offering free cancer screenings at selected polling stations. Washington Post, "Russia votes as Vladimir Putin eyes 4th presidential term," 18 Mar. 2018 In Moscow, first-time voters were being given free tickets for pop concerts, and health authorities were offering free cancer screenings at selected polling stations. BostonGlobe.com, "Russia votes but outcome is clear: 6 more years of Putin," 18 Mar. 2018 In Moscow, first-time voters were being given free tickets for pop concerts, and health authorities were offering free cancer screenings at selected polling stations. Nataliya Vasilyeva And Angela Charlton, chicagotribune.com, "Vladimir Putin looks to gain 4th presidential term in Russia election," 18 Mar. 2018 First-time voters were even being given free tickets for pop concerts, and health authorities were offering free cancer screenings at selected polling stations. Yuliya Talmazan, NBC News, "Voter turnout key for Kremlin as Russia heads to polls to hand Putin 4th presidential term," 18 Mar. 2018 For older voters, Moscow health authorities will be offering free cancer screenings at selected polling stations. Fox News, "Russia votes as Vladimir Putin eyes 4th presidential term," 18 Mar. 2018

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1590, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of selected was in 1590

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