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preferable

adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈpref·ər·ə·bəl/
better or more desirable: We could take a later flight if it would be preferable. Surely a diplomatic solution is preferable to war.
preferably
adverb [not gradable]  us   /ˈpref·ər·ə·bli/
We’re looking for a new house, preferably one closer to the school.
Translations of “preferable”
in Korean 더 좋은…
in Arabic أفضَل…
in Portuguese preferível…
in Catalan preferible…
in Japanese より望ましい…
in Italian preferibile…
in Chinese (Traditional) 更可取的,更好的,較合適的…
in Russian предпочтительный…
in Turkish daha iyi/uygun, tercih olunur, yeğlenir…
in Chinese (Simplified) 更可取的,更好的,较合适的…
in Polish lepszy…
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