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deselect

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Computers, Voting
deselectde‧sel‧ect /ˌdiːsəˈlekt/ verb [transitive]  1 TDto remove something from a list of choices on a computer2 British EnglishPPV if members of a political party deselect an existing Member of Parliament, they refuse to choose him or her as a candidate at the next electiondeselection /-ˈlekʃən/ noun [uncountable]
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deselectShire difficulty became sheer impossibility after a months long battle to deselect David Abrahams, the previous candidate.They can also threaten to get rid of you or deselect you.
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Verb table
deselect
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydeselect
he, she, itdeselects
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydeselected
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave deselected
he, she, ithas deselected
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad deselected
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill deselect
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have deselected
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam deselecting
he, she, itis deselecting
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you, we, theyare deselecting
Past
I, he, she, itwas deselecting
you, we, theywere deselecting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been deselecting
he, she, ithas been deselecting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been deselecting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be deselecting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been deselecting
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