hand-picked
hand-picked hand-picked adj. carefully selected; as, a hand-picked jury; the company's president groomed his hand-picked successor. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

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  • hand-picked — ˌhand ˈpicked adjective someone who is hand picked is carefully chosen: • This special, hand picked team is the best in the world. * * * hand picked UK US (also handpicked) adjective HR ► used to describe someone who has been carefully chosen for …   Financial and business terms

  • hand-picked — adj choice, select, selected, chosen, elect, élite, picked, screened, recherché * * * ▶ adjective SPECIALLY CHOSEN, selected, invited; select, elite; choice. * * * hand picked «HAND PIHKT», adjective. 1. picked by hand. 2. carefully selected …   Useful english dictionary

  • hand-picked — adj. Hand picked is used with these nouns: ↑successor …   Collocations dictionary

  • hand-picked — adjective six hand picked contestants will be flown to Ireland for the finals Syn: specially chosen, selected, invited; select, elite; choice …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • hand-picked — picked by hand (as opposed to by machine); selected carefully, selected personally …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hand-picked — adjective a) picked by hand rather than by machinery b) specially selected because of their individual characteristics or talents …   Wiktionary

  • hand-picked — adjective select carefully. → hand pick …   English new terms dictionary

  • hand-picked —  Carefully selected …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • Hand Picked Hotels — Hand Picked Hotels, set up by financier Guy Hands and his wife Julia, owns and operates a collection of individual and historic country house hotels. Julia, a former lawyer, now runs Hand Picked Hotels. TIMELINE 1999: Early in the year, the Hands …   Wikipedia

  • hand-pick — hand picks, hand picking, hand picked also handpick VERB If someone is hand picked, they are very carefully chosen by someone in authority for a particular purpose or a particular job. [be V ed] He was hand picked for this job by the Admiral...… …   English dictionary

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