Definition of deselect verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    deselect

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˌdiːsɪˈlekt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːsɪˈlekt//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they deselect
    BrE BrE//ˌdiːsɪˈlekt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːsɪˈlekt//
     
    he / she / it deselects
    BrE BrE//ˌdiːsɪˈlekts//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːsɪˈlekts//
     
    past simple deselected
    BrE BrE//ˌdiːsɪˈlektɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːsɪˈlektɪd//
     
    past participle deselected
    BrE BrE//ˌdiːsɪˈlektɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːsɪˈlektɪd//
     
    -ing form deselecting
    BrE BrE//ˌdiːsɪˈlektɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːsɪˈlektɪŋ//
     
    Elections, Using a computer
     
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  1. 1deselect somebody if the local branch of a political party in Britain deselects the existing Member of Parliament, it does not choose him or her as a candidate at the next election See related entries: Elections
  2. 2 deselect something (computing) to remove something from the list of possible choices on a computer menu See related entries: Using a computer
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