selected

adjective
se·​lect·​ed | \ sə-ˈlek-təd How to pronounce selected (audio) \

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
Recent Examples on the Web In early August, the Israel education organization StandWithUs hosted trainings in Los Angeles for selected North American college and high school students to prepare them to be pro-Israel advocates on their campuses for this 2019-20 school year. Sergio Carmona, sun-sentinel.com, "South Florida college, high school students train to advocate for Israel," 23 Aug. 2019 The Strategic Neighborhood Fund targets 10 selected districts in the city for intensive investment, including residential and commercial development. Detroit Free Press Staff, Detroit Free Press, "JPMorgan Chase commits another $50 million to Detroit recovery," 26 June 2019 Come to Giddings Park on Route 207 approximately 20 to 30 minutes before your selected start time and stop by the registration tent to sign in. courant.com, "Community News For The Putnam-Killingly Edition," 5 Aug. 2019 Eight of this year's 14 selected films are debut efforts, while the remaining ones are second features, several of whose directors have previously participated in San Sebastian. Jennifer Green, The Hollywood Reporter, "San Sebastian Festival Unveils Female-Heavy Lineup for New Directors Competition," 30 July 2019 Come to Giddings Park on Route 207 approximately 20 t0 30 minutes before your selected start time and stop by the registration tent to sign in. courant.com, "Community News For The Putnam-Killingly Edition," 29 July 2019 The selected finalists are then awarded a white apron and put in the top 20 for a chance to become season 10's champion. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "See Which 'MasterChef' Season 10 Contestants Made 2019's Top 20 Finalist List," 30 May 2019 Regardless of selected options, every 2020 model features a 10.0-inch TouchPro infotainment system with AppleCarPlay and Android Auto capability and a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. Eric Stafford, Car and Driver, "The 2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport Adds Style and a Hybrid Model," 21 May 2019 Newsletter Sign-up Pandora plans to make more selected job reductions in other parts of the world, Mr. Boyer said. Nina Trentmann, WSJ, "Pandora Could Cut More Jobs if Revenue Keeps Falling, CFO Says," 15 May 2019

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First Known Use of selected

1590, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of selected was in 1590

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“Selected.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/selected. Accessed 17 January 2020.

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