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01. She has just been [selected] as a member of the Olympic volleyball team.
02. We have a wonderful [selection] of shoes from Italy now in stock.
03. Patricia Chan has been [selected] to represent this company at the New York conference.
04. What computer program did your office [select] for your accounting needs?
05. They had a party to welcome the new staff, complete with [select] French wines and cheeses.
06. We gave Marc-André and Carmen a [selection] of imported beers from different countries as a wedding present.
07. He made a cassette with [selections] of his favorite songs for the party.
08. Environmentalists are calling for a process of [selective] logging to be used as an alternative to clearcutting.
09. As a social [selection] agency, the school has the job of identifying, allocating and certifying talent.
10. They are very [selective] in the type of food they eat, so I don't know if they will want to go to a cheap restaurant for supper.
11. Charles Darwin first described his theories of evolution in detail in his work entitled "The Origin of Species by Means of Natural [Selection]."
12. Philip Crosby once said that [selecting] the right person for the right job is the largest part of coaching.
13. Studies show that most adults spend an average of 16 times as many hours [selecting] clothes (145.6 hours a year) as they do on planning their retirement.
14. The best time of the day to [select] a new pair of shoes is in the afternoon, when the exercise of the day has stretched the muscles to their largest extent.
15. One of the most important steps in learning a second language is [selecting] the course of study that's right for you.
16. Your cultural background exerts a powerful effect on your [selection] of food.
17. The company has been cutting trees [selectively], only choosing the best trees, while leaving enough forest to support the existing wildlife.

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  • sélect — sélect, ecte ou (inv.) select [ selɛkt ] adj. • 1831; sélecte h. XVIIe; angl. select « choisi »; lat. selectus ♦ Fam. et vieilli Choisi, distingué (en parlant des gens, des réunions mondaines). ⇒ chic, élégant. Le « monde select et pourri de l… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • select — sélect, ecte ou (inv.) select [ selɛkt ] adj. • 1831; sélecte h. XVIIe; angl. select « choisi »; lat. selectus ♦ Fam. et vieilli Choisi, distingué (en parlant des gens, des réunions mondaines). ⇒ chic, élégant. Le « monde select et pourri de l… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • SELECT — оператор языка Он используется для выборки нуля или более строк из одной или нескольких таблиц, хранимых процедур, представлений БД. В большинстве приложений SELECT является наиболее часто используемым оператором SELECT пользователь описывает… …   Википедия

  • Select — оператор языка Он используется для выборки нуля или более строк из одной или нескольких таблиц, хранимых процедур, представлений БД. В большинстве приложений SELECT является наиболее часто используемым оператором SELECT пользователь описывает… …   Википедия

  • Select — may refer to: * Select (SQL), a keyword in SQL * , an HTML element * Select (magazine), a British music magazine * MTV Select , a television program * Cable select, a setting on ATA devices that allows position on the cable to determine the role… …   Wikipedia

  • select — SELÉCT, Ă, selecţi, te, adj. Ales, deosebit, distins. – Din fr. sélect, engl. select. Trimis de LauraGellner, 17.07.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  Select ≠ vulgar Trimis de siveco, 03.08.2004. Sursa: Antonime  SELÉCT adj. v. ales …   Dicționar Român

  • select — adj Select, elect, picked, exclusive can mean marked by a superior character or quality which distinguishes the person, the thing, or the group so qualified from others (as in value, excellence, or favor). Select implies that the person or thing… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Select — Álbum de Kim Wilde Publicación 1982 Género(s) Synthpop Discográfica RAK Records Productor(es) Ricky Wilde …   Wikipedia Español

  • Select — Se*lect , a. [L. selectus, p. p. of seligere to select; pref. se aside + levere to gather. See {Legend}.] Taken from a number by preferance; picked out as more valuable or exellent than others; of special value or exellence; nicely chosen;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Select — Se*lect , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Selected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Selecting}.] To choose and take from a number; to take by preference from among others; to pick out; to cull; as, to select the best authors for perusal. One peculiar nation to select.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • select — I adjective accepted, adopted, appointed, best, capital, choice, chosen, culled, designated, elected, electus, elite, embraced, excellent, exceptional, exclusive, exquisitus, first rate, good, handpicked, matchless, named, picked, popular,… …   Law dictionary