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If our nation is to rebuild opportunity for future generations, it will require our elected leaders to realize that their responsibility lies not with their political party, but rather with the American people that they have been chosen to represent.
Ami Bera

Meaning of "chosen" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CHOSEN

chosen  [ˈtʃəʊzən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHOSEN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Chosen is a verb and can also act as an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb chosen in English.

WHAT DOES CHOSEN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Chosen

Chosen may refer to: ▪ Chosen people, people who believe they have been chosen by a higher power to do a certain thing including ▪ Jews as a chosen people ▪ Chōsen or Joseon, a Korean state from 1392 to 1897 ▪ Chosen, an album by Vanessa Bell Armstrong ▪ Chosen, a TV series starring Milo Ventimiglia ▪ "Chosen", an episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer ▪ "Chosen", an episode of The Twilight ZoneChosen, a 2007 novel by Ted Dekker ▪ Chosen, a novel in the House of Night fantasy series ▪ Hosen or Chosen, a moshav in northern Israel...

Definition of chosen in the English dictionary

The definition of chosen in the dictionary is selected or picked out, esp for some special quality.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CHOSEN

PRESENT

Present
I choose
you choose
he/she/it chooses
we choose
you choose
they choose
Present continuous
I am choosing
you are choosing
he/she/it is choosing
we are choosing
you are choosing
they are choosing
Present perfect
I have chosen
you have chosen
he/she/it has chosen
we have chosen
you have chosen
they have chosen
Present perfect continuous
I have been choosing
you have been choosing
he/she/it has been choosing
we have been choosing
you have been choosing
they have been choosing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I chose
you chose
he/she/it chose
we chose
you chose
they chose
Past continuous
I was choosing
you were choosing
he/she/it was choosing
we were choosing
you were choosing
they were choosing
Past perfect
I had chosen
you had chosen
he/she/it had chosen
we had chosen
you had chosen
they had chosen
Past perfect continuous
I had been choosing
you had been choosing
he/she/it had been choosing
we had been choosing
you had been choosing
they had been choosing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will choose
you will choose
he/she/it will choose
we will choose
you will choose
they will choose
Future continuous
I will be choosing
you will be choosing
he/she/it will be choosing
we will be choosing
you will be choosing
they will be choosing
Future perfect
I will have chosen
you will have chosen
he/she/it will have chosen
we will have chosen
you will have chosen
they will have chosen
Future perfect continuous
I will have been choosing
you will have been choosing
he/she/it will have been choosing
we will have been choosing
you will have been choosing
they will have been choosing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would chosen
you would chosen
he/she/it would chosen
we would chosen
you would chosen
they would chosen
Conditional continuous
I would be choosing
you would be choosing
he/she/it would be choosing
we would be choosing
you would be choosing
they would be choosing
Conditional perfect
I would have chosen
you would have chosen
he/she/it would have chosen
we would have chosen
you would have chosen
they would have chosen
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been choosing
you would have been choosing
he/she/it would have been choosing
we would have been choosing
you would have been choosing
they would have been choosing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you choose
we let´s choose
you choose
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to choose
Past participle
chosen
Present Participle
choosing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHOSEN


advowson
ədˈvaʊzən
amazon
ˈæməzən
citizen
ˈsɪtɪzən
cousin
ˈkʌzən
Curzon
ˈkɜːzən
deepfrozen
ˌdiːpˈfrəʊzən
dozen
ˈdʌzən
forechosen
fɔːˈtʃəʊzən
frozen
ˈfrəʊzən
hausen
ˈhaʊzən
horizon
həˈraɪzən
lederhosen
ˈleɪdəˌhəʊzən
nonfrozen
ˌnɒnˈfrəʊzən
poison
ˈpɔɪzən
prison
ˈprɪzən
reason
ˈriːzən
refrozen
ˌriːˈˈfrəʊzən
season
ˈsiːzən
Susan
ˈsuːzən
unchosen
ʌnˈtʃəʊzən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHOSEN

chorrie
chorten
chortle
chortler
chorus
chorus girl
chorus line
chorus pedal
chorusmaster
chose
chosen few
chosen people
chota
Chota Nagpur
chott
chou
Chou En-lai
choucroute
chough
chouse

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHOSEN

Andersen
delicatessen
Essen
Goosen
Hessen
hosen
Jansen
Jensen
lessen
Leverkusen
loosen
Niedersachsen
Nielsen
Olsen
Posen
risen
Sachsen
sen
unloosen
well-chosen

Synonyms and antonyms of chosen in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CHOSEN»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «chosen» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of chosen

Translation of «chosen» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHOSEN

Find out the translation of chosen to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of chosen from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «chosen» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

精选的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

elegido
570 millions of speakers

English

chosen
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चुना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُخْتار
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

избранный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

escolhido
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মনোনীত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

choisi
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dipilih
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ausgewählt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

選ばれた
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

선발된
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Milih
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

được lựa chọn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தேர்வு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निवडले
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

seçilmiş
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scelto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wybrany
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

обраний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ales
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επιλεγμένος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gekies
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vald
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

utvalgt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of chosen

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHOSEN»

The term «chosen» is very widely used and occupies the 4.831 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHOSEN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about chosen

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «CHOSEN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word chosen.
1
Luther Allison
I had the qualifications, but I was not chosen.
2
Pedro Almodovar
Of course I want my films to look really good, but every single element is chosen for a reason. It's telling something in the story.
3
John Ashcroft
The path we have chosen is constitutional.
4
Katy B
I don't think I represent all things dubstep. I just like clubbing, so those are the sounds I've chosen to work with.
5
Eric Bana
My chosen exercise is cycling. I just love it.
6
Ami Bera
If our nation is to rebuild opportunity for future generations, it will require our elected leaders to realize that their responsibility lies not with their political party, but rather with the American people that they have been chosen to represent.
7
Buffalo Bill
The first presentation of my show was given in May, 1883, at Omaha, which I had then chosen as my home. From there we made our first summer tour, visiting practically every important city in the country.
8
Buddha
Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.
9
Adam Clayton
I've never necessarily chosen to be a bachelor. I've had girlfriends throughout the last 20 or 30 years. It's just that there were times when I met people that fascinated me and times I didn't.
10
Genelia D'Souza
There is a general notion that playing a bubbly girl is undemanding and less challenging. But that's not the case. You need oodles of energy to bring out the spirit of a lively character. Besides, no two bubbly girls are the same. Every character I have played is different from the other. I love being chosen for such lively roles.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHOSEN»

Discover the use of chosen in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to chosen and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Chosen: House of Night:
"I guess it had gone okay with Stevie Rae.
P.C. Cast, Kristin Cast, 2009
2
Chosen
Consumer demand has been so strong that the guides have expanded to over 150 titles.
Chaim Potok, 2002
3
Chosen--Graphic Novel: The Lost Books Series
The chosen four are sent on a quest to prove their character, but their mission takes a dramatic turn when they are intercepted, sworn to secrecy, and redirected to a different endgame. Now they must find the seven lost Books of History.
Ted Dekker, 2008
4
The Chosen One
Thirteen-year-old Kyra has grown up in an isolated community without questioning the fact that her father has three wives and she has twenty brothers and sisters.
Carol Lynch Williams, 2010
5
Chosen: The Lost Diaries of Queen Esther
Wrenched from a simple life for her beauty, Esther finds herself at the mercy of King Xerxes.
Ginger Garrett, 2010
6
Chosen
The inspirational first novel of Patricia Haley's Essence bestselling series based on the biblical story of David and Solomon, now available in a mass market edition.
Patricia Haley, 2009
7
The Chosen Few: How Education Shaped Jewish History, 70-1492
The Chosen Few offers a powerful new explanation of one of the most significant transformations in Jewish history while also providing fresh insights to the growing debate about the social and economic impact of religion.
Maristella Botticini, Zvi Eckstein, 2012
8
Chosen
Chosen has been described in the British press as Spider-Man meets The Book of Revelation. SFX Magazine describes it as Harry Potter for Christian fundamentalists.
Mark Millar, 2005
9
Chosen by God
With nearly 200,000 copies sold in its 25 years, Chosen by God by Dr. R. C. Sproul is a contemporary classic on predestination, a doctrine that isn't just for Calvinists, says Sproul.
R. C. Sproul, 2011
10
Chosen Body: The Politics of the Body in Israeli Society
This book examines how the social and cultural paradigms of contemporary Israel are articulated through the body.
Meira Weiss, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHOSEN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term chosen is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Felon chosen by Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson to serve on police …
Panelists were named to select the new Community Police Commission at the federal courthouse, Tuesday, July 7, 2015. Panelists joining in ... «cleveland.com, Jul 15»
2
Bedford police reopen murder case; commission selection panelists …
Bedford police reopen murder case; commission selection panelists chosen; man dies in Akron crash: Northeast Ohio News Links. Print Email. «cleveland.com, Jul 15»
3
Sapara's interim replacement chosen by Mayor Hicks-Hudson
TOLEDO – A temporary replacement for the City of Toledo's Director of Economic and Business Development has been chosen. Mayor Paula ... «WNWO NBC 24, Jul 15»
4
Wes Slate chosen as Beverly city clerk
"This really is the first time that someone from inside the office wasn't chosen," Guanci said, noting that current Assistant Clerk Helen Butler did ... «The Salem News, Jul 15»
5
ESPN Magazine's Body Issue 2015 Behind the Scenes: How …
After multiple shoots and thousands of photos, only six athletes are chosen for the 'Body Issue' cover. “We have 10 possible covers,” said the ... «ABC News, Jul 15»
6
The Most Red-Headed Icelander Chosen at Irish Days in Akranes
Seventeen year old Laufey Heiða Reynisdóttir was chosen the Most Red-Headed Icelander of 2015, at the annual Irish Days festival in Akranes ... «IcelandReview, Jul 15»
7
Here are the top US cities to visit chosen by Travel + Leisure readers
The votes are in! For the 20th year in a row, Travel + Leisure magazine has announced the winners of the World's Best Awards, a readers' ... «Today.com, Jul 15»
8
Scottsbluff chosen for solar energy pilot project
Arlt says Scottsbluff was chosen because it's a hub for the district in western Nebraska and has plenty of land available. There's no firm ... «NTV, Jul 15»
9
CBI chosen to create Saratoga master plan
At the July 1 Town of Saratoga Master Plan meeting, a top consultant was chosen for the bid to create a Town Master Plan for Saratoga. «The Saratoga Sun Homepage, Jul 15»
10
Elektra Has Been Chosen For Season 2 Of 'Daredevil'
Netflix is not wasting any time giving us all what we want. Yesterday, set photos surfaced confirming that production has commenced on ... «UPROXX, Jul 15»

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