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American English: /səˈlɛkt/
British English: /sɪˈlɛkt/

Translation of select in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (gift/book/wine)
    (candidate/team member)
    you have been selected from over 200 applicants
    ha sido usted seleccionado de entre 200 candidatos
    the towns were selected at random
    las ciudades fueron elegidas al azar
    reductions on selected models
    rebajas en una selección de modelos
    Example sentences
    • Potential students select from available programs, typically within their own cities or states.
    • Young teachers felt proud to be appointed and we could select from the best available.
    • Two terms of elective subjects follow in which students may select from a wide variety of courses.


  • 1 (exclusive)
    de élite
    Example sentences
    • However, she warned that removing money from a select group of wealthy schools was unlikely to solve the problem.
    • There are more select areas of Swindon where they pay nothing at all.
    • Aside from its internet offering, the company plans to become a big player in a select area of London.
  • 2 (choice)
    Example sentences
    • Karate is no longer just a pastime for a select few, as young and old discover the discipline of martial arts.
    • Then again, it would benefit the union if every team, not just a select few, could bid for players.
    • Some of Australia's most successful young leaders apply for the fellowship, but only a select few are accepted.
  • 3 (especially chosen)
    only the select few
    solo los escogidos
    a select audience
    una selecta concurrencia
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