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selected

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

singled out from a number or group as more to one's liking
  • a selected brand of ice cream with an exceptionally high butterfat content

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selected

verb
past tense of select

Synonyms & Antonyms of selected (Entry 2 of 2)

to decide to accept (someone or something) from a group of possibilities
  • selected only two people out of 300 applicants for the summer internship

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The first known use of selected was in 1590

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“Selected.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/selected. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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