Definition of handpick in English:


Syllabification: hand·pick
Pronunciation: /ˈhandˈpik


[with object]
  • Select carefully with a particular purpose in mind: the board’s executive director handpicked the review panel to ensure the vote (as adjective handpicked) a handpicked team
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    • Ironically it was Shier's own new hand-picked team of executives, imported at great expense, who voted him out!
    • She will spend a week relaxing in the Californian sunshine with a select team of stylists hand-picked from across the globe.
    • Did it all hinge on the creation of an all-powerful executive council, hand-picked by Fontaine to circumvent the chiefs?
    specially chosen, selected, invited; select, elite; choice

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