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Definition of Selection

Selection

  1. The act of selecting, or the state of being selected; choice, by preference.
  2. That which is selected; a collection of things chosen; as, a choice selection of books.

Selection Quotations

I spent my childhood clad in 1970s hand-me-downs, primarily from male cousins, which mainly consisted of a selection of beige, brown and orange dungarees. That, combined with a perfectly round pudding-bowl haircut, made me look, on a good day, like a cross between Ann Widdecombe, one of the Flower Pot Men, and a monk.
Miranda Hart

Must we wait for selection to solve the problems of overpopulation, exhaustion of resources, pollution of the environment and a nuclear holocaust, or can we take explicit steps to make our future more secure? In the latter case, must we not transcend selection?
B. F. Skinner

My eyes are constantly wide open to the extraordinary fact of existence. Not just human existence, but the existence of life and how this breathtakingly powerful process, which is natural selection, has managed to take the very simple facts of physics and chemistry and build them up to redwood trees and humans.
Richard Dawkins

Ending racial discrimination in jury selection can be accomplished only by eliminating peremptory challenges entirely.
Thurgood Marshall

Design is not making beauty, beauty emerges from selection, affinities, integration, love.
Louis Kahn
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Selection Translations

selection in German is Auswahl {f}, Auslese {f}
selection in Italian is selezione, eletta
selection in Latin is lectio
selection in Swedish is urval, val
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