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Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

A situation in which the animal can make a simultaneous discrimination amongst alternatives. Normally, an animal will choose the alternative that brings it the greatest short-term gain....

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choice

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 10 words.

bourgeois, Boyce, choice, Joyce, pro-choice, rejoice, Royce, voice

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choice

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 10 words.

bourgeois, Boyce, choice, Joyce, pro-choice, rejoice, Royce, voice

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choice

Edited by Andrew Butterfield and Gerard Ekembe Ngondi.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 34 words.

A type of input to a graphics system that provides a choice between a small number of possibilities. Choice devices

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choice

John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 34 words.

A type of input to a graphics system that provides a choice between a small number of possibilities. Choice devices

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choice

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 91 words.

Hobson's choice no choice at all. Thomas Hobson, to whom this expression refers, was a carrier at Cambridge in

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Choice

Richard Holton.

in Willing, Wanting, Waiting

April 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 7044 words.

Choices provide a key way of forming intentions. This chapter develops an account of choice based around three features: (i) choice is an action; (ii) choice is not determined by one's...

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choice

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A type of input to a graphics system that provides a choice between a small number of possibilities. Choice devices are logical input devices and are most likely to be implemented by menus.

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choice

Edited by Susan Wallace.

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 286 words.

The issue of parental choice in decisions about their child's schooling has been a key feature of education policy and

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choice

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 94 words.

The philosophical crux is whether choice is a process in which different desires, pressures, and attitudes fight it out and

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choice

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 94 words.

The philosophical crux is whether choice is a process in which different desires, pressures, and attitudes fight it out and

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choice

Edited by Susan Wallace.

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 286 words.

The issue of parental choice in decisions about their child’s schooling has been a key feature of education policy and

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Choice

Alex Mold.

in Making the patient-consumer

August 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology. 10137 words.

This chapter will explore how it was that patient choice came to occupy a central position within health policy from the late 1990s onwards. Beginning with an exploration of the notion of...

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choice

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

The issue of parental choice in decisions about their child's schooling has been a key feature of education policy and debate since the 1980s. The Education Act 1980 permitted parents to...

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Choice

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

A monthly selection tool for academic librarians, published since 1964 by the Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association. Choice evaluates...

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choice

Overview page. Subjects: Marketing.

A consumer attribute benefit by suppliers. One of the greatest dynamics behind consumerism in the post-war period. In recent time consumer choice has been greatly widened through the advent...

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Choice

Paul Hammond.

in Milton's Complex Words

November 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 4336 words.

This chapter explores the meanings of ‘choice’ in Paradise Lost. The chapter analyses the diverse uses of the term, exploring particularly the ways in which different characters understand...

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Choice

Galen Strawson.

in Freedom and Belief

August 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 6157 words.

It seems clear that possession of the ability to choose is a necessary condition of free agenthood. Now there is a sense in which fulfilling conditions (1)-(4) in Chapter 7 already entails...

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Choices

Robert Rohrschneider and Stephen Stephen.

in The Strain of Representation

August 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 10183 words.

This chapter considers the party representation model in light of its first criterion – that parties should present policy choices to voters. The conclusions that emerge from these analyses...

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Choice

in Grove Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 89 words.

Record company and label. The company was founded by Gerry Macdonald in Sea Cliff, New York, in 1972. It issued solo, duo, and small-group recordings by such swing and bop musicians as...

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choice

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

The philosophical crux is whether choice is a process in which different desires, pressures, and attitudes fight it out and eventually result in one decision and action, or whether in...

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