selected

adjective se·lect·ed \ sə-ˈlek-təd \
Updated on: 22 Mar 2018

Definition of selected

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

Examples of selected in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of selected

1590

in the meaning defined above

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