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Engelsk navneord: selection

1. selection (om handling) the act of choosing or selecting


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningYour choice of colors was unfortunate.
You can take your pick.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)choice, option, pick


Mindre specifikke termeraction


Mere specifikke termerballot, balloting, casting, coloration, colouration, conclusion, decision, determination, election, sampling, volition, vote, voting, willing

2. selection (om gruppe) an assortment of things from which a choice can be made


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe store carried a large selection of shoes.


Mindre specifikke termerassortment, miscellanea, miscellany, mixed bag, mixture, motley, potpourri, salmagundi, smorgasbord, variety

3. selection (om erkendelse) the person or thing chosen or selected


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was my pick for mayor.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)choice, pick


Mindre specifikke termerdeciding, decision making


Mere specifikke termerfavorite, favourite, pleasure, way

4. selection (om proces) a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)natural selection, survival, survival of the fittest


Mindre specifikke termeraction, activity, natural action, natural process

5. selection (om kommunikation) a passage selected from a larger work


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)excerpt, excerption, extract


Mindre specifikke termerpassage


Mere specifikke termeranalecta, analects, chrestomathy, citation, clipping, cut, cutting, newspaper clipping, press clipping, press cutting, quotation, quote, track


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerHaftarah, Haftorah, Haphtarah, Haphtorah









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