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Translation of "prefer" - English-Japanese dictionary

prefer

verb   /prɪˈfɜːr/ ( present participle preferring, past tense and past participle preferred)
A2 to like someone or something more than another person or thing ~の方を好む I prefer dogs to cats. She prefers watching tennis to playing.
would prefer
A2 used to say what you want or ask someone what they want ~する方がいい, ~の方がよい I’d prefer to eat alone. Would you prefer red or white wine?
Translations of “prefer”
in Arabic يُفَضِّل…
in Korean -보다 -를 더 좋아하다…
in Malaysian lebih suka…
in French préférer…
in Turkish tercih etmek, yeğlemek…
in Italian preferire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 選擇, 寧可,更喜愛, 覺得還是…更可取…
in Russian предпочитать…
in Polish woleć…
in Vietnamese thích hơn…
in Spanish preferir…
in Portuguese preferir…
in Thai ชอบมากกว่า…
in German vorziehen…
in Catalan preferir…
in Indonesian memilih…
in Chinese (Simplified) 选择, 宁可,更喜爱, 觉得还是…更可取…
(Definition of prefer from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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