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Etymology

From Middle English chois < Old French choisir “to choose”.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
choice

Plural
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  1. An option; a decision; an opportunity to choose or select something.
    Do I have a choice of what color to paint it?
  2. One selection or preference; that which is chosen or decided; the outcome of a decision.
    The ice cream sundae is a popular choice for dessert.
  3. Anything that can be chosen.
  4. (definite: the choice): The best or most preferable part

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Adjective

choice (comparative more, superlative choicest or most choice)

Positive
choice

Comparative
more

Superlative
choicest or most choice

  1. Especially good or preferred.
    It's a choice location, but you will pay more to live there.
  2. (slang) (New Zealand) Cool; excellent.
    Choice! I'm going to the movies.

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