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chosen

[choh-zuh n] /ˈtʃoʊ zən/
verb
1.
a past participle of choose.
adjective
2.
selected from several; preferred:
my chosen profession.
3.
Theology, elect (def 9).
noun
4.
Related forms
chosenness, noun
unchosen, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for more chosen

chosen

/ˈtʃəʊzən/
verb
1.
the past participle of choose
adjective
2.
selected or picked out, esp for some special quality

Chosen

/ˈtʃəʊˈsɛn/
noun
1.
the official name for Korea when it was a Japanese province (1910–45)
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Word Origin and History for more chosen

chosen

n.

"the elect, the select," especially those selected by God, c.1200, from past participle of choose (v.). Chosen people for "the Jews" is recorded from 1530s.

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more chosen in the Bible

spoken of warriors (Ex. 15:4; Judg. 20:16), of the Hebrew nation (Ps. 105:43; Deut. 7:7), of Jerusalem as the seat of the temple (1 Kings 11:13). Christ is the "chosen" of God (Isa. 42:1); and the apostles are "chosen" for their work (Acts 10:41). It is said with regard to those who do not profit by their opportunities that "many are called, but few are chosen" (Matt. 20:16). (See ELECTION.)

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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