English - Vietnamese Dictionary
select /si'lekt/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- được lựa chọn, có chọn lọc
- kén chọn; dành riêng cho những người được kén chọn (hội, tổ chức...)
- a select club: một câu lạc bộ dành riêng (cho hội viên được kén chọn)
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) hay kén chọn, khó tính
- ngoại động từ
- lựa chọn, chọn lọc, tuyển lựa
+pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
+of superior grade
+selected or chosen for special qualifications
Advanced English Dictionary
1 choose, pick, show (a) preference for, prefer, opt for, single out, hand-pick, distinguish:
Select any two books from this pile. Anne was delighted to be selected from hundreds of candidates.
2 selected, chosen, hand-picked, choice, special, preferred, preferable, favoured, favourite, exceptional, excellent, first-rate, first-class, superior, supreme, prime, better, best, finest, tiptop:
We have set aside some of our select jewels for you to consider, Your Ladyship
3 limited, restricted, restrictive, exclusive, privileged, élite, closed:
He belongs to one of those select clubs that accept you only if your family can be traced back five hundred years.
verb, adjectiveCollocation Dictionary
~ sb/sth (as / for sth)
~ sb/sth (from sth) to choose sb/sth, usually carefully, from a group of people or things: [VN] He hasn't been selected for the team. + All our hotels have been carefully selected for the excellent value they provide. + She was selected as the parliamentary candidate for Bath. + a randomly selected sample of 23 schools + selected poems of T.S. Eliot + This model is available at selected stores only. + Select 'New Mail' from the 'Send' menu. + She selected an apple from the fruit bowl. + It is important to select a software package that suits your requirements. + [VN to inf] Six theatre companies have been selected to take part in this year's festival. [also V wh-]
1 [only before noun] carefully chosen as the best out of a larger group of people or things: a select wine list + Only a select few (= a small number of people) have been invited to the wedding.
2 (of a society, club, place, etc.) used by people who have a lot of money or a high social position
They live in a very select area. + a select club / restaurant
carefully, rigorously | specially | deliberately | arbitrarily, at random, randomly
The winning entry will be selected at random by computer.
The program automatically selects and stores the most frequently used data.
| manually | personally
VERB + SELECT
allow sb to, enable sb to
The design of the course allows students to select modules according to their interests.
She has been selected for the England team.
You can select goods from our catalogue.
Although this was a very highly selected study group, the results were in agreement with our findings.
| well selected
This anthology is well selected and presented.
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