Translation of select in Spanish:

select

elegir, v.

Pronunciation /sɪˈlɛkt//səˈlɛkt/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (book/wine/gift) elegir
    (book/gift/wine) escoger
    (book/wine/gift) seleccionar
    (team member/candidate) seleccionar
    you have been selected from over 200 applicants ha sido usted seleccionado de entre 200 candidatos
    • the towns were selected at random las ciudades fueron elegidas al azar
    • reductions on selected models rebajas en una selección de modelos
    • Williams was originally selected in the second round of the 1998 NBA Draft by Chicago.
    • Colonies were then selected on the basis of size differences.
    • Texts are carefully selected to represent topics that are relevant to the child's world.
    • Panelists are carefully selected to participate in the sensory evaluations.
    • Winners were selected on the basis of statistics provided by the Billboard Information Group.
    • You don't have the freedom to go everywhere, but you must often select from branching paths.
    • Two terms of elective subjects follow in which students may select from a wide variety of courses.
    • Studies found that news stories involving national security are more likely to be selected by editors.
    • Young teachers felt proud to be appointed and we could select from the best available.
    • More than 5,000 pupils nominated their favourite teachers and the five winners were selected by a panel of judges.
    • Special prizes will be granted to winners selected by an expert jury in early December.
    • Potential students select from available programs, typically within their own cities or states.
    • Respondents are also informed as to how and why they were selected to participate.
    • Political parties usually have one powerful leader who carefully selects candidates from different socio-economic, regional, and ethnic backgrounds.
    • Of those who agreed, the post office then selected which branches to close.
    • While there were many people vying, only one candidate was selected to represent the party.
    • Eleven of the 40 amplified samples were selected randomly for DNA sequence analysis.
    • The recipient is selected by a committee of past award recipients.
    • Thirty sites were selected randomly from this list for further evaluation for inclusion in the project.
    • A shortlist of 100 entries will be selected by a panel of judges.

adjective

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    (exclusive)
    (school) de élite
    (school) exclusivo
    (district) distinguido
    (district) exclusivo
    • Does democracy have to be an elite club in which only a few select people can participate?
    • Cousin Caroline lived in a posh townhouse in a very quiet and select neighborhood.
    • There are more select areas of Swindon where they pay nothing at all.
    • However, she warned that removing money from a select group of wealthy schools was unlikely to solve the problem.
    • Aside from its internet offering, the company plans to become a big player in a select area of London.
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    (choice)
    (wine/fruit) selecto
    (wine/fruit) de primera (calidad)
    • Isn't it time to open the doors and come out into the world and see whether or not your work is speaking to a vast majority of people or just a select few?
    • Some of Australia's most successful young leaders apply for the fellowship, but only a select few are accepted.
    • Only a select few champions are safe from the prospect of being traded.
    • The GEM mortgage is only available through a select group of independent mortgage brokers.
    • Only a select few have knowledge of the financial bids of both contenders.
    • Only a select few, over the sweep of history, design what scholars term grand strategy.
    • There are numerous statistical tables, detailed references and a select bibliography.
    • Then again, it would benefit the union if every team, not just a select few, could bid for players.
    • Critics call it the palace constitution, saying it is being drafted by a select few.
    • Punching in the code known only to a very select few, the doors opened with small hiss.
    • I definitely have a select few people I spend a lot of time with but no boyfriend.
    • However, this progress has been made for only a select group of species.
    • It seems only a select few are ever told about it, and even then, they have to figure out for themselves how the system works.
    • Currently, it is a very select few who make the news, not in terms of being featured, but in terms of making the decision of what is news and what is not.
    • A select bibliography for each chapter is intended to provide resource material.
    • We're loyal to our favorite stars through thick and thin, but a select few never go through the thick period.
    • A brief historiographical article concludes the work along with a select bibliography and list of contributors.
    • Your clothes are beautiful, but only for a very select few.
    • Karate is no longer just a pastime for a select few, as young and old discover the discipline of martial arts.
    • The select few who win the highest number of points get to take part in a lucky draw with prizes that include airline tickets and holidays.
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    (especially chosen)
    (group) selecto
    only the select few solo los escogidos
    • a select audience una selecta concurrencia