Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Selection"

The meaning of "Selection" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does What does prompted selection mean?
prompted selection? mean?
A: A full sentence would work best here. It can mean “caused one to choose.” See this random sentence below:

“Presumably the warlike nature of the resident population, combined with the desolate nature of the landscape, prompted selection of the planet as a destination for Earth's prisoners.”

= Presumably the warlike nature of the resident population, combined with the desolate nature of the landscape is the reason why this planet was chosen as a destination for Earth's prisoners.”


Q: What does Ask a random selection of people for a listing of their least favorite activities, and right up there with “getting my teeth drilled” is likely to be “going to a job interview.” mean?
A: Going to a job interview is unpleasant. People would commonly say that it isn’t enjoyable, like getting your teeth drilled.
Q: What does adverse selection mean?
A: Being a medical student in case of economics I lack knowledge, so here is what google saysㅋㅋㅋㅋ
Q: What does selection mean?
A: To choose something

Synonyms of "Selection" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between selection and choice and option ?
A: selection and choice can be used to denote having an option but not the other way around. Choice and selection are used to denote a decision had been made.
I made my choice.
We made a selection.
We have an option.
Our company provides a large selection of services.
We have the greatest choice of automobiles we've ever had.

choice can also be used to discribe good quality merchandise
Those grapes are choice
Q: What is the difference between make a selection and choose ?
A: hi 😊✌️,

Select is more formal than choose, and in everyday English, people usually say choose rather than select.

Also there's a homophone for choose which is chews.

According to Merriam-Webster

choose: to have a preference for or to select freely and after consideration

select: to choose (as by fitness or excellence) from a number or group

I checked some other sources. In all of them the difference between select and choose is not considered important. so I think maybe it's a better idea not to be fussy about it!

Q: What is the difference between selection and Election ?
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Q: What is the difference between selection and option ?
A: An option is a choice and a selection is the act of choosing something.

Translations of "Selection"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? We made our selection (among or from ) the various systems available.
please which is the correct answer and why ?
A: The verb "select" uses "from".
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what say when you are embrrassed in a selection interview
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? they were uncritical in their selection
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Other questions about "Selection"

Q: We have a wide selection of herbal oils in your pharmacies.
vs,
We have a wide collection of herbal oils in your pharmacies.

Which one would be correct to say?
A: "We have a wide SELECTION of herbal oils in OUR pharmacies."

- "Selection" is for things that are in shops and that people can buy. For example: That car shop has a wide selection of cars. That supermarket has a wide selection of fruits and vegetables.

- "Collection" is mainly for things that people have at home and that they keep as a hobby. For example: I have a collection of ancient coins. I have a collection of vintage videogames. I have a collection of Barbie dolls.
Q: Please fill in the blank with the selections among 1. through 4.

( ) I noticed, it was too late.

  1. Until

  2. As soon as

  3. Before

  4. By the time

A: It is a really technical difference between the two.

By the time is the better answer because it shows that you have noticed the object of the sentence.

Before is more ambiguous of whether you noticed the object.

By using “by the time” it conveys a meaning that the subject of the sentence, namely the unnoticed object that was then noticed, has happened in the past and is now complete. This lets the reader know that you are going to move onto something else.

“Before” would make the sentence more open ended. Because it is unclear whether you noticed the object, the next sentence could go back to you definitively noticing the object or it could move on.
Q: between a selection or among a selection
A: among a selection
Q: There is a selection of ingredients that you can choose from. Does this sound natural?
A: Because 'ingredients' is plural, it would be 'are' instead of 'is'.
Q: Since random selection could affect the performance, for each architecture, the process was repeated 10 times. Does this sound natural?
A: Instead of architecture, say structure.

Architecture is the form and structure and style. When you are talking about the actual thing built, that's a structure.

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