of choice

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of choice

  1. (idiomatic) preferred above others.
    • 2005 Autumn, Sidney L. Kasfir, “NARRATING TRAUMA AS MODERNITY.”, African Arts, volume 38, number 3, page 66: 
      Yesterday spears were the weapon of choice in the North Rift; today they are being replaced by the Kalashnikov and rocket-fired grenade.
    • 2006 Summer, Nicholas Delbanco, The Southern Review, volume 42, number 3, page 536: 
      "The Doors of Perception," as Aldous Huxley called them, had opened wide, and LSD became the drug of choice.
    • 2010 May, Estiel Meyer; Wakisal Mulwafu, Johannes Fagan, Robin Brown, Kathryn Taylor, “Ectopic thymic tissue presenting as a neck mass in children: A report of 3 cases.”, ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal, volume 89, number 5, page 228: 
      Once the cyst is diagnosed, surgical excision is the treatment of choice.