Translation: from spanish

a select few

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  • select few — index elite Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • for a select few — index esoteric Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • understood by a select few — index esoteric Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • sélect — sélect, ecte ou (inv.) select [ selɛkt ] adj. • 1831; sélecte h. XVIIe; angl. select « choisi »; lat. selectus ♦ Fam. et vieilli Choisi, distingué (en parlant des gens, des réunions mondaines). ⇒ chic, élégant. Le « monde select et pourri de l… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • select — sélect, ecte ou (inv.) select [ selɛkt ] adj. • 1831; sélecte h. XVIIe; angl. select « choisi »; lat. selectus ♦ Fam. et vieilli Choisi, distingué (en parlant des gens, des réunions mondaines). ⇒ chic, élégant. Le « monde select et pourri de l… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • select — ▪ I. select select 2 adjective used, visited, or bought only by a small group of people; = EXCLUSIVE: • Haute couture designers create superexpensive clothes that are sold to a select few customers worldwide. • This flat is situated on a small… …   Financial and business terms

  • select — I UK [sɪˈlekt] / US verb [transitive] Word forms select : present tense I/you/we/they select he/she/it selects present participle selecting past tense selected past participle selected *** 1) to choose someone or something from a group You can… …   English dictionary

  • select — se|lect1 [ sı lekt ] verb transitive *** 1. ) to choose someone or something from a group: You can select one of four colors. select someone to do something: We re going to select two students to represent the school. select someone/something for …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • select — se|lect1 W2S2 [sıˈlekt] v [T] to choose something or someone by thinking carefully about which is the best, most suitable etc = ↑choose, pick ↑pick ▪ a group of students selected at random select sb for sth ▪ He had hopes of being selected for… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • select*/ — [sɪˈlekt] verb [T] I 1) to choose someone or something from a group You can select one of four colours.[/ex] We re going to select two students to represent the school.[/ex] The group had been carefully selected for the study because of their… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • select — 1. adjective a) Privileged, specially selected. Only a select few were allowed to the premiere. b) Of high quality; top notch. This is a select cut of beef. 2 …   Wiktionary


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