verb (T)
1 to remove something from a list of choices on a computer
2 BrE to refuse to choose an existing Member of Parliament as a candidate (1) at the next election
— deselection /-'lekSFn/ noun (U)

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  • deselect — de|se|lect [ ,disə lekt ] verb transitive 1. ) COMPUTING to give a computer an instruction not to do something, usually one of a list of things it could do 2. ) AMERICAN to remove someone from a training program because they are very unlikely to… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • deselect — v. cancel a choice (Computers) …   English contemporary dictionary

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