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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.
Preferred above others of the same kind or category. The assassin was proficient in many deadly weapons, but her weapon of choice was the stiletto. I used to drink mostly beer, but red wine is my drink of choice these days.
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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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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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