of (one's) choice

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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 your ˈchoice

that you choose yourself: First prize will be a meal for two at the restaurant of your choice.
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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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They will typically exhibit one or all of the following behaviors:(1) attend to the positive features of the chosen option and forget about the other option; (2) come up with numerous good reasons why they chose the way they did, often being more confident about the quality of their choice immediately after they made it than immediately before; (3) become committed to their decision so that the chosen option becomes part of the self, and people work hard against giving it up.
A person's intentions are never fully represented in all of their choices because one can never predict all of the potential consequences (Malle, B, 2001).
Parents apply to the school of their choice during an open application period; if more applications are received than spots available, students are chosen by random drawing.