/ (sɪˈlɛktə) /
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slang a disc jockey
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Word Origin for selecta
C20: phonetic rendering of selector
Words nearby selecta
selcouth, Selden, seldom, seldomly, select, selecta, selectance, select committee, selectee, selection, selection rule
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How to use selecta in a sentence
He gave no instruction whatever in the higher classes, but delivered lectures on the history of art to the Selecta.
The day the principal introduced him to the Selecta remained fixed in Lilly's memory.
La primera representacin atrae siempre una concurrencia numerosa y muy selecta.Heath's Modern Language Series: The Spanish American Reader|Ernesto Nelson
The next morning there was profound excitement in the Selecta.
Specimens may also be read in the Poemata Selecta Italorum, pp. 1-24.Renaissance in Italy, Volume 2 (of 7)|John Addington Symonds