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verb [transitive] British English pronunciation: select /sɪˈlekt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyselect
he/she/itselects
present participleselecting
past tenseselected
past participleselected

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    to choose someone or something from a group

    You can select one of four colours.

    select someone to do something:

    We're going to select two students to represent the school.

    select someone/something for something:

    The group had been carefully selected for the study because of their lifestyles.

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