1 [singular/uncountable] the opportunity or right to choose between different things
Our aim is to provide greater choice for consumers.
have a/the choice: These people have the choice of whether to buy a house or rent one.
choice between: Students have a choice between studying French or German.
exercise choice (=choose): I think parents should be able to exercise some choice over what their children see on the Internet.
give someone the choice: If you were given the choice, would you prefer a cat or a dog?
freedom of choice: Freedom of choice is very important for many people.
personal/parental/consumer choice: The policy will limit parental choice rather than increase it.
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