Definition of handpick in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌhandˈpik/


[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;

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Syllabification: hand·pick

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