[ self-si-lek-shuhn, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf sɪˈlɛk ʃən, ˌsɛlf- /
selection made by or for oneself: goods arranged on shelves for customer self-selection.
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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
OTHER WORDS FROM self-selectionself-se·lect·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for self-selection
Self-selection is necessarily confined to new or temporary or loosely organized groups.
There is still, however, a considerable margin of self-selection of American economic leadership.