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cho·sen / ˈchōzən/ • past participle of choose.• adj. having been selected as the best or most appropriate: music is his chosen vocation.PHRASES: chosen few a group of people who are special or different, typically in a way thought to be unfair.chosen people those selected by God for a special relationship with him, esp. the people of Israel; the Jews. ∎  those destined to be saved by God; believing Christians.