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Pīnyīn
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HSK
to select / to pick / choice / option / alternative
HSK 3
by fair means or foul / by hook or by crook / unscrupulously
HSK 6
selective / selectiveness / selectivity
to choose (literary)
multiple-choice question
to fix a date (for an event) / to select an auspicious date
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  *擇* | 擇* | *擇
to select / to choose / to pick over / to pick out / to differentiate / to eliminate / also pr. [zhai2]
to have no other choice
to select
to choose a spouse
to be picky (food)
to choose what is good and hold fast to it (idiom)
free agency
natural selection
when hungry, you can't pick what you eat (idiom); beggars can't be choosers / When matters are urgent, don't spend time choosing alternatives.
lit. carefully setting an auspicious date does not beat seizing an opportunity (idiom) / fig. seize the occasion
to speak incoherently / to ramble / to talk irresponsibly
indiscriminate
natural selection
natural selection
(literary) to select / to choose
to pick the edible part of vegetables
a fine bird chooses a tree to nest in (proverb) / fig. a talented person chooses a patron of integrity
to choose and use / to adopt (a decision)
to choose one's food carefully / to be picky
to choose the right course and follow it (idiom)
Zhang Zeduan (1085-1145), Song dynasty painter
to pick an auspicious day
a fine bird chooses a tree to nest in (proverb) / fig. a talented person chooses a patron of integrity
to say not a word that is not appropriate (idiom) / wrongly used for 口不擇言|口不择言
impossible to separate / impossible to disentangle / cannot take time out
to pick out the bones in a fish
discard eligible (Frame Relay) / DE
special choice / special reserve


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