Translation of choice in Spanish:

choice

elección, n.

Pronunciation /tʃɔɪs//tʃɔɪs/

noun

  • 1

    (act, option)
    elección feminine
    freedom of choice libertad de elección feminine
    • I had a free choice me dejaron elegir
    • you have a choice: either you leave now or I call the police una de dos: o se va ya o llamo a la policía
    • I had no choice but to obey no tuve más remedio / alternativa que obedecer
    • to make one's choice escoger
    • doctors have to make hard choices sometimes los médicos a veces tienen que tomar decisiones difíciles
    • I don't work here out of choice no es por (mi) gusto que trabajo aquí
    • If you had to pick just one pop song to illustrate just how great the medium can be, this would be a perfect choice.
    • So from now on, where I have a choice between the two, I know who I'm choosing.
    • The flight prize was an easy choice for the leading lawman with a long-standing interest in aviation.
    • Sam Raimi is revealed to be the perfect choice to direct this film.
    • Other findings showed that consumers wanted to be able to make an informed choice between GM and non-GM food.
    • A true lover of art, culture and literature, he has proved himself to be a perfect choice as the Trust's chairman.
    • When they're given a choice between freedom and tyranny, they choose freedom.
    • In any event, you are the perfect choice to represent this President overseas.
    • At first glance, Jackson seems an unlikely choice for such a high - profile and expensive undertaking.
    • I said my mom gave me a choice between Seattle and the beach and that I chose Seattle.
    • In reality this island is actually a perfect choice for any family with teenagers.
    • Why are Al Green's 1970s soul singles still the perfect choice for a dark bar or a wedding dance?
    • Context and class determine the choice between modern and traditional clothes.
    • Living alone, and with no family, they had deemed him a perfect choice to carry out their attack.
    • He did specify though that if it came down to a choice between a bridge or a ferry service he would opt for the bridge option.
    • And platinum, because of its subdued, understated style, becomes the perfect choice.
    • That choice between settling for what we've got, or striving for what we [want], is at the core of every challenge we face in education.
    • Philip Glass is the perfect choice to provide a soundtrack to a film about the life of Virginia Woolf.
    • He had to make a choice between art and parenthood, and he ultimately chose art.
    • When given the choice between swimming or drowning, choose swimming every time.
    • Hooray for Gotham, though - a perfect choice by someone who knew what they were doing.
    • It has not created a polarized choice between spoken and printed information.
    • Any information that can be reduced to a choice between two or more possibilities can be expressed using bits.
    • Garry was an ideal choice to present the prize on behalf of the slimming group because he lost two stones through their plan earlier this year.
    • Schreiber is the perfect choice for the part, anonymous enough to blend into every crowd yet distinctive enough to register.
    • Particularly, chopsticks are also a good choice when people send presents to relatives and friends.
    • I had a choice between cancelling my appointment, or attempting the journey with one mirror.
    • The capacity of consumers to drive efficiency can be undermined by an inability to make an informed choice between plans.
    • I take it that you don't see this as an easy choice between these two men.
    • Residential property seems an unlikely choice for small investors.
    • It will almost certainly come down to a choice between which of two groups of advisers you choose to believe.
    • CJ is given a choice between her job and Danny and she chooses her job without a second's hesitation.
    • Users will now be given the possibility of a choice between different suppliers at an earlier time.
    • Yeah, the bloke who'd been so badly injured they'd pulled him off the pitch would have been the perfect choice to take an important spot kick.
    • Given a choice between two ways to make money, everyone chooses the way that makes us feel good.
    • A perfect choice for an album closer, this track would be an ideal candidate for second release.
    • You might think me an unlikely choice as I have never held even a minor office in the Catholic Church, but I think I might be quite good at it anyway.
    • We forget that when people are given a choice between freedom and tyranny, they will choose freedom.
    • Bovell was the perfect choice to oversee the soundtrack project and incidental music.
    • Given the choice between withdrawing or dying, he would almost certainly choose the former.
  • 2

    • 2.1(person, thing chosen)

      she's a possible choice for the job es una de las candidatas posibles para el puesto
      • the people's choice la elección del pueblo
      • he's a bad choice as ambassador su nombramiento como embajador no es una elección acertada
      • it was an unfortunate choice of words no fue la mejor manera de decirlo
      • the choice of restaurant was a happy one la elección del restaurante fue muy acertada

    • 2.2(variety)

      surtido masculine
      selección feminine
      • The choice of bar can range from a close-knit pub setting to a party animal's dream.
      • Consumers should be afforded a choice insofar as possible through increased competition.
      • With the closed question, the respondent is given a limited choice of possible answers.
      • I have my choice of activities, ranging from kayaking and sailing to snorkeling and shelling.
      • Where there was royal or wealthy patronage the choice could range from a grand audience chamber to an intimate drawing-room.
      • For some commentators, however, simply selecting from a choice of options does not mean interactivity.
      • All this background conveniently provides the key players with motives for murder, but it also leaves a choice of possible victims.
      • The choices will range from low risk to medium risk managed funds invested in a mix of equities.
      • The Boeing business jet also comes with a choice of interior decoration ranging from the basic to sumptuous.
      • We've reduced our choice of possible destinations to two.
      • In fact, people living near Weld now have choices that were not possible until recently.
      • The offspring may be presented with a fait accompli, or possibly a choice of partner, but it is made clear she has to marry.
      • Apple's laptop range offers a choice of screen sizes, optical drives and processor speeds.
      • There is a reasonable choice ranging between salmon to chicken with burgers and sandwiches in between.
      • Have you ever, when considering what to buy a friend for Christmas, made your choice of a price range by reference to the value of what they bought you last year?
      • There is a choice of cottages ranging from one to four bedrooms.
      • With an ever growing range of options for shoppers the choice has never been better.
      • I note the council's arguments about the value of the surplus in assuring a choice and range of sites.
      • Bathrooms have electric showers and a select choice of tiling and shower curtain options.
      • Walkers set off from Cudham village on a choice of routes ranging from three to eight miles.


adjective

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    (high-quality)
    (vegetables/fruit/wine) selecto
    (vegetables/fruit/wine) escogido
    (beef/veal) (in US) de primera
    • In blind taste tests consumers have rated the taste and texture of ostrich steaks equal to choice beef loin steaks.
    • It savored a few choice morsels from the CSS and actually rendered them properly.
    • The show also features choice morsels of mayhem from Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth and Richard III.
    • And it was another of his controversial selections who stepped up to prove himself a choice pick.
    • The old West European empires were quick to snap up the choice leftovers of Ottoman rule in the Middle East.
    • Sometimes you'll see one holding a choice morsel in both hands, like a child clutching a big apple.
    • Mostly the Dutch just got started earlier, so they snapped up some of the choice cargoes.
    • If you've never thought of anything but coffee as your cup of tea, try these ten choice selections.
    • There was a huge harvest to be reaped, and every good reason for him to have a choice slice of it.
    • Next, all the bunny needs is patience, a little tender loving care and a few choice spices.
    • After Mass the guests were treated to refreshments, soup, sandwiches and a variety of other choice foods.
    • She sprang on the deer the moment that Temer pulled back and started feasting on some of the choice meat.
    • It was a big change, she was less timid now that she had to fight to get the choice piece of meat she had cooked and make her way around the ship.
    • Ice cream cups and soup bowls made of shells are choice items for friends.
    • It is said that he came to this little town with but ten dollars, ten potatoes and few choice books.
    • Analyses of variance were used to compare food choice motives and the importance of family meals in each culture.
    • Then he would eat his favourite food by picking off choice meat off of the bone of extra rare chicken tikkas.
    • Live From Dakota contains plenty of tracks from the most recent album, as well as some choice selections from the back catalogue.
    • Sweet but not cloying, it's a choice dessert for health-conscious diners.
    • It is considered very polite to occasionally select a choice morsel for the person sitting beside you or to place it on his or her plate.
  • 2literary

    (language/phrase)
    exquisito
    he used some choice language when he found out soltó unas perlitas cuando se enteró ironic
    • Now he is taking a leave of absence, and had a few choice words for the newspaper.
    • His forwards had a few choice words for him on that one.
    • Kirby was up to his old tricks against his former county, running down the pitch and eyeballing the batsman as well as passing on a few choice words.
    • At least the Brazilian is admitting it and has this week, in typical Elber fashion, offered a few choice words on the Bayern predicament.
    • He denounced my son Tim's plan to move to New York City with some very choice language.
    • It devotes nearly a chapter to Walsh and his crusade, and Lance chips in a few choice words about the man too.
    • One old school manager described a half-time talk that involved choice words and threats of violence.
    • You can imagine the way I felt and a few choice words were said.
    • I wrote a rather nasty post which involved some rather choice words.
    • We were both ready to jump on the salesman and end up being arrested for assault but left with a few choice words from Debbie!
    • As my gaiters filled top down with slime, I uttered a few choice words but was not unduly alarmed.
    • He greeted Warne with a few choice words when he went in to bat on the Friday afternoon.
    • The family was forced to move, and Yeats sent Lady Gregory a few choice words about his idolized beloved.
    • But during his brief tenure, Thomson has had choice words for both the government and the opposition.
    • Federico whips around and delivers a few choice words in Spanish.
    • Grumbling, Lacey finally emerged from the undergrowth with a few choice words for Alaindar.
    • And he has a few choice words for the endless number of academies and centres of excellence.
    • The roads were unbelievable with the weather making them so slippy and James had a few choice words.
    • Sample a few choice words, throw them in scare quotes and repeat.
    • Keane reacted angrily to a tackle from David Beckham and after pushing the England captain his manager had a few choice words.