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elect

adjective

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singled out from a number or group as more to one's liking
  • This elect body of students represents the best that the nation's high schools have to offer.
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of choice

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elect

noun

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individuals carefully selected as being the best of a class
  • The members of this all-American team are the elect of collegiate football.
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cream of the crop, Hall of Fame

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elect

verb

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to decide to accept (someone or something) from a group of possibilities
  • I've elected to study French as my foreign language.
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