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Meaning of CHOSEN

Pronunciation:  'chow'sen, 'chowzun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an exclusive group of people; "one of the elect who have power inside the government"
  2. [n]  the name for Korea as a Japanese province (1910-1945)
  3. [n]  one who is the object of choice; who is given preference; "she was Mama's chosen"
  4. [adj]  preferred above all others; "the chosen few"; "her chosen abode"
 

CHOSEN is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: elect, selected
 
 See Also: Choson, darling, dearie, deary, ducky, elite, favorite, favourite, Korea, Korean Peninsula, pet

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Cho"sen\, p. p. of {Choose}.
    Selected from a number; picked out; choice.
    
          Seven hundred chosen men left-handed.    --Judg. xx.
                                                   16.
    
    
  2. \Cho"sen\, n.
    One who, or that which is the object of choice or special
    favor.
    
    
 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

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.)

 
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