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As a general practice searchable Dropdowns are used when there are a lot of Dropdown options or the Options are Categorized. It makes it easier to search and select the Option required. Whereas simple dropdowns can be used when the options are very few like 3-5. Another thing to consider is the Context of the user, typeahead in dropdown menus are good if ...
If you change the labeling away from what the option is towards what the option does - and therefore what it enables the user to do, then it can become much simpler.
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