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of (one's) choice

As chosen or desired by oneself, among all the options. My parents took me to the animal shelter and told me I could have the puppy of my choice.
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of choice

Preferred above others, as in A strike is the union's weapon of choice. Used with other prepositions ( by, for, with), all meaning "by preference," this idiom dates from about 1300.
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of ˈchoice (for somebody/something)

(used after a noun) that is chosen by a particular group of people or for a particular purpose: It’s the software of choice for business use.
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of choice

Preferred above others of the same kind or set: "the much used leveraged buyout as the weapon of choice" (Alison Leigh Cowan).
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Schwartz treats commitment as the opposite of choice rather than its complement.
Marriage, for example, is a commitment to a particular other person that curtails freedom of choice in sexual and even emotional partners.
A growing number of choice supporters think the best hope lies in starting small.