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choice

A popular term referring to the freedom to choose, a process that assesses alternative sources of information and options.
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Whether you've got wads of cash to blow or you're counting pennies, here's a list of some of the choicer offerings.
Customers must pay $399 for Office 2003 Standard Edition, which excludes many of the choicer collaboration features such as InfoPath, featured in Office Professional for $499.
Of course, once you've proven yourself outside Canada, you have a better chance at playing the choicer time slots and venues.
Needless to say, as a died-in-the-wool "rational choicer," I have my favorite way to study the presidency.
Though it could hardly arrive at a choicer moment, "The Body" misses a prime opportunity to make some kind of meaningful statement about the current unrest in the Middle East.
Had they waited for the Democratic Party's liberals to take the lead, the legal victories never would have come and a HUAC might now be a toy for some of the choicer specimens in today's Congress.
They prefer to dine on choicer, rattier meats of seals and sea lions.
If women were admitted to the Columbia Law School, [the faculty] said, then the choicer, more manly and red-blooded graduates of our great universities would go to the Harvard Law School!"(74) On women entering medical school, 1869: "`God forbid that I should ever see men and women aiding each other to display with the scalpel the secrets of the reproductive system.'"(75)
"What this means for the average New York City apartment dweller," observed Louise Merman, senior vice president of Marketing and Economic Development for the New York Power Authority, "is that he/she will have a choicer of supplier and an opportunity to save on monthly bills.
According to James Phillippo, the cottages in such villages typically had a small plot in front of the house that was "cultivated in the style of a European garden, displaying rose-bushes, and other flowering shrubs, among the choicer vegetable productions ...
In contrast to an official discourse describing their activities as the production of "positive political theory," accompanied by an explicitly comprehensive and thoroughly "modern" commitment to the post-modernists could focus on rationalization, abstraction, and systematic mapping of all social relations, post-modernists could focus on rational choicer avoidance of empirical tests, the regularity with which convenient anecdotes are advanced as "evidence," and even occasional use of the term "evidence" to mean the outcome of logical inferences or of mathematical manipulations, rather than empirical claims about the world.