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chose

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[ chohz ]
/ tʃoʊz /
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verb
simple past tense of choose.
Obsolete. past participle of choose.
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Other definitions for chose (2 of 2)

chose2
[ shohz ]
/ ʃoʊz /

noun Law.
a thing; an article of personal property.

Origin of chose

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1350–1400 for earlier senses; 1660–70 for current sense; Middle English <French <Latin causa case, thing. See cause
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British Dictionary definitions for chose (1 of 2)

chose1
/ (tʃəʊz) /

verb
the past tense of choose

British Dictionary definitions for chose (2 of 2)

chose2
/ (ʃəʊz) /

noun
law an article of personal property

Word Origin for chose

C17: from French: thing, from Latin causa cause, case, reason
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