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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] selectus, from seligere "choose out, select," from se- "apart" + legere "to gather, select"

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Noun

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selection

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  1. The process or act of selecting.
    The large number of good candidates made selection difficult.
  2. Something selected.
    My final selection was a 1934 Chateau Lafitte.
  3. A variety of items taken from a larger collection.
    I've brought a selection of fine cheeses to go with your wine.
  4. A musical piece.
    For my next selection, I'll play Happy Birthday in F-sharp minor.

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