Translation of selection in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /sɪˈlekʃən/


  • 1 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable (act, thing chosen) selección (f), elección (f) to make a selection hacer* una selección he read a selection of his poems leyó una selección de sus poemas the selection for Saturday's game la alineación para el partido del sábado (before noun/delante del nombre) [board/committee/procedure] de selección selection process proceso (masculine) de selección
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    • Rules and procedures relating to selection of candidates were implemented and observed fully by members of the Election Task Force of the Green Party.
    • It was a first-class test of analysis, selection and integration which demonstrated a student's ability to think clearly before making a judgment.
    • Standard procedures for candidate selection and nomination often have to be adapted to local conditions.
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    • The second surprise comes in the chosen selections.
    • To help our readers get in where they fit in, we've chosen nonfiction selections that look both back to our past, and forward to our future.
    • Fans who turn out for the premiere will be treated to the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra playing selections from John Williams' scores for the Star Wars movies.
  • 2 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable [Business/Comercio] (of chocolates, buttons, yarns) surtido (masculine) a wide selection of new and used cars una amplia gama de coches nuevos y usados
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    • A wide selection of vegetables ranges from the familiar to the less so.
    • By varying the components of the gel, Mentor is able to produce a wide selection of products ranging from a very soft to a very firm consistency.
    • ‘You need a good selection for a wide range of suitable purposes,’ he said.

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In Spain, a privately owned school that receives no government funds is called a colegio privado. Parents pay monthly fees. Colegios privados cover all stages of primary and secondary education.