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 a 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 a 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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