selection
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selection(
sih
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lehk
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shihn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of choosing)
a. la selección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The careful selection of candidates is behind the company's success.El éxito de la compañía se debe a la selección cuidadosa de candidatos.
b. la elección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The editors are responsible for the selection of video segments for the documentary.Los editores se encargan de la elección de los segmentos de vídeo para el documental.
2. (thing chosen)
a. la selección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The orchestra played a selection of classical music.La orquesta tocó una selección de música clásica.
b. la elección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The judges will announce their selection at tonight's ceremony.Los jueces anunciarán su elección en la ceremonia de esta noche.
3. (assortment)
a. el surtido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The local nursery has a good selection of flowering plants.El vivero local tiene un buen surtido de plantas en flor.
b. la selección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There was not much of a selection of magazines in the waiting room.No había gran selección de revistas en la sala de espera.
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selection
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of choosing)
a. la selección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to make a selectionrealizar una selección
2. (thing chosen)
a. la elección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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selection [sɪˈlekʃən]
noun
1 (act of choosing) elección (f)
2 (person/thing chosen) elección (f); selección (f)
selections from (Mús) (Literat) selecciones de
a selection of popular songs
3 (range, assortment) surtido (m); selección (f)
the widest selection on the market el más amplio surtido or la más amplia selección del mercado
It offers the widest selection of antiques in a one-day market We have London's largest selection of new and second-hand office furniture.
modifier
selection committee (n) especially (Pol) comisión (f) de nombramiento
selection procedure selection process (n) proceso (m) de selección
Afghan guerrilla leaders have been working on their own proposals for a new selection procedure to choose a more reprenstative leadership
selection test (n) prueba (f) de selección
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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natural selection
selección natural
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