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CHOSEN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Chosen mean? 

CHOSEN (noun)
  The noun CHOSEN has 3 senses:

1. one who is the object of choice; who is given preference
2. the name for Korea as a Japanese province (1910-1945)
3. an exclusive group of people

  Familiarity information: CHOSEN used as a noun is uncommon.


CHOSEN (adjective)
  The adjective CHOSEN has 1 sense:

1. preferred above all others

  Familiarity information: CHOSEN used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CHOSEN (noun)


Sense 1chosen [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

One who is the object of choice; who is given preference

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Context example:

she was Mama's chosen

Hypernyms ("chosen" is a kind of...):

darling; dearie; deary; ducky; favorite; favourite; pet (a special loved one)


Sense 2Chosen [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The name for Korea as a Japanese province (1910-1945)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

Dae-Han-Min-Gook; Han-Gook; Korea; Korean Peninsula (an Asian peninsula (off Manchuria) separating the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan; the Korean name is Dae-Han-Min-Gook or Han-Gook)


Sense 3chosen [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An exclusive group of people

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

elect; chosen

Context example:

one of the elect who have power inside the government

Hypernyms ("chosen" is a kind of...):

elite; elite group (a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status)


CHOSEN (adjective)


Sense 1chosen [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Preferred above all others

Context examples:

the chosen few / her chosen abode

Similar:

selected (chosen in preference to another)


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