Definition of hand-pick in English:


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[with object] (usually as adjective hand-picked)
  • Select carefully with a particular purpose in mind: a small hand-picked group of MPs
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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, specially selected, invited, screened, vetted; choice, elite, select

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