choice

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choice

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Noun[change]

Singular
choice

Plural
choices

  1. (countable & uncountable) If you have a choice, you can decide between two or more things or actions.
    I don't want to go, but I'm afraid I don't have a choice.
    Many people face a choice between money and love.
    You have a choice of three cheeses.
    It's a small shop without much choice of goods.
    He didn't have to come; he did it by choice.
  2. (countable) Your choice is the thing that you decide to take or do.
    His choice of jobs was a good one.
    I think coming here was the right choice.

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Adjective[change]

Positive
choice

Comparative
choicer

Superlative
choicest

  1. (usually before the noun) Choice food, drink, clothing, etc. is the best of its kind.
    He let his daughter pick out the choicest pieces of fruit.
  2. (usually before the noun) Choice words are very direct and critical.
    After the terrible evening, she had some choice words to share with him.

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