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Definitions of selection:

part of speech: noun

1. In biology, the preservation of the lives of certain individuals and the destruction of those of others, in consequence of which the character of the race tends to change. 2. In life insurance, the choice among the applicants for insurance of those to whom policies may be issued.

Usage examples for selection:

  • Read this selection slowly. "Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year", E.C. Hartwell
  • This is true in so far as that the elder Darwin does not use the words " natural selection while the younger does, but it is not true otherwise. "Luck or Cunning?", Samuel Butler
  • From this a second selection of the best and most characteristic plants would be made and treated in like manner. "Success With Small Fruits", E. P. Roe

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