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An example use of selection in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… shish and or a selection of small …”
Selection is the act of choosing or deciding which of a number of things to keep or discard.
the word selection occurs in english on average 60.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that selection can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) communication, information, and media;
3) education, science, and technology;