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American English: /səˈlɛkʃ(ə)n/
British English: /sɪˈlɛkʃ(ə)n/

Translation of selection in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable and countable (act, thing chosen) 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) (board/committee/procedure)
    de selección
    selection process
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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 and countable (Business) (of chocolates, buttons, yarns) a wide selection of new and used cars
    una amplia gama de coches nuevos y usados
    Example sentences
    • 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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