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choice / chois/ • n. an act of selecting or making a decision when faced with two or more possibilities: the choice between good and evil. ∎  the right or ability to make, or possibility of making, such a selection: I had to do it, I had no choice. ∎  a range of possibilities from which one or more may be selected: a sofa in a choice of fabrics. ∎  a course of action, thing, or person that is selected or decided upon: this CD drive is the perfect choice. • adj. 1. (esp. of food) of very good quality: he picked some choice early plums. 2. (of words, phrases, or language) rude and abusive: he had a few choice words at his command. PHRASES: by choice of one's own volition. of choice selected as one's favorite or the best: champagne was his drink of choice. of one's choice that one chooses or has chosen: the college of her choice.DERIVATIVES: choice·ly adv. choice·ness n.

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choice

choice XIII. ME. chois — OF. (mod. choix), f. choisir choose :- Gallo-Rom. *causīre — Gmc. *kausjan CHOOSE. Superseded ME. kire, cüre, OE. cyre :- Gmc. *kusiz, f. wk. grade *kus-.
Hence as adj. chosen, selected. XIV.

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choice A type of input to a graphics system that provides a choice between a small number of possibilities. Choice devices are logical input devices and are most likely to be implemented by menus.

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Choice

a choice or picked company of people.

Example: a brave choice of dauntless spirits, 1595.

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choice

choicebourgeois, Boyce, choice, Joyce, pro-choice, rejoice, Royce, voice

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