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  1. The process or act of selecting.
The large number of good candidates made selection difficult.
  1. Something selected.
My final selection was a 1934 Chateau Lafitte.
  1. A variety of items taken from a larger collection.
I've brought a selection of fine cheeses to go with your wine.
  1. A musical piece.
For my next selection, I'll play Happy Birthday in F-sharp minor.
    Etymology: From selectus, from seligere "choose out, select," from se- "apart" + legere "to gather, select"

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