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Main Entry: se·lec·tion
Pronunciation: sschwa-primarystresslek-shschwan
Function: noun
1 : the act of selecting : the state of being selected <selection of the best poem was difficult> <cheered my selection as athlete of the year>
2 a : one that is selected : CHOICE b : a collection of selected things
3 : any natural or artificial process that tends to favor the survival and reproduction of some individuals but not of others with the result that only the inherited characteristics of the favored individuals continue to be passed on

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