choice between alternatives
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  • choice — n Choice, option, alternative, preference, selection, election are comparable when they mean the act or opportunity of choosing or the thing chosen. Choice usually implies the right or the privilege to choose freely from a number (as of persons,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • choice — choiceless, adj. choicely, adv. choiceness, n. /choys/, n., adj., choicer, choicest. n. 1. an act or instance of choosing; selection: Her choice of a computer was made after months of research. His parents were not happy with his choice of… …   Universalium

  • Choice-supportive bias — In cognitive science, choice supportive bias is the tendency to retroactively ascribe positive attributes to an option one has selected. It is a cognitive bias. What is remembered about a decision can be as important as the decision itself,… …   Wikipedia

  • choice — Noun: The opportunity or power to determine or select between alternatives. People v Mosher, 45 App Div 68, 61 NYS 452. Adjective: Meriting preference; of exceptional grade; fine. Brophy v Idaho Produce & Provision Co. 31 Mont 279, 78 P 493. A… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Choice modelling — attempts to model the decision process of an individual or segment in a particular context. Choice modelling may also be used to estimate non market environmental benefits and costs[1]. Well specified choice models are sometimes able to predict… …   Wikipedia

  • Choice Modelling — attempts to model the decision process of an individual or segment in a particular context. Choice modelling may also be used to estimate non market environmental benefits and costs [Jeff Bennet University of Queensland… …   Wikipedia

  • between a rock and a hard place — If you are caught between a rock and a hard place, you are in a position where you have to choose between unpleasant alternatives, and your choice might cause you problems; you will not be able to satisfy everyone …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Choice model simulation — Although the concept choice models is widely understood and practiced these days, it is often difficult to acquire hands on knowledge in simulating choice models. While many stat packages provide useful tools to simulate, researchers attempting… …   Wikipedia

  • Choice — For other uses, see Choice (disambiguation). Choice consists of the mental process of judging the merits of multiple options and selecting one of them. While a choice can be made between imagined options ( what would I do if ...? ), often a… …   Wikipedia

  • choice — I. noun Etymology: Middle English chois, from Anglo French, from choisir to choose, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German kiosan to choose more at choose Date: 13th century 1. the act of choosing ; selection < finding it hard to make a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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