selected from several; preferred: my chosen profession.
Related formscho·sen·ness, nounun·cho·sen, adjective
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selected or picked out, esp for some special quality
the official name for Korea when it was a Japanese province (1910–45)
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Word Origin and History for chosenness
"the elect, the select," especially those selected by God, c.1200, from past participle of choose (v.). Chosen people for "the Jews" is recorded from 1530s.
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