chosen

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
choose

Third person singular
chooses

Simple past
chose

Past participle
chosen

Present participle
choosing

  1. The past participle of choose.

Adjective[change]

Positive
chosen

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. If something is chosen it is the one someone chose.
    Medicine was his chosen profession.
  2. Something chosen is the special one. That is chosen often means set aside for a special purpose.
    Christians believe that Jesus was God's chosen one.
  3. In some religions, a chosen people is a group of people that are special to God.
    In the Bible, the Jews are God's chosen people.
    The gospel choir was called "The Frozen Chosen" because they lived in a cold place and where born again Christians.