Translation of "prefer" - English-Spanish dictionary
prefer verb /priˈfəː/ ( past tense, past participle preferred)
› to like better
Which do you prefer – tea or coffee? I prefer reading to watching television She would prefer to come with you rather than stay here. preferable /ˈpre-/ adjective › more desirable
Is it preferable to write or make a telephone call? preferably adverb ›
You should call her – prefereably as soon as possible. preference /ˈpre-/ noun › (a) choice of, or (a) liking for, one thing rather than another
He likes most music, but he has a preference for classical music.I prefer apples to (not than) oranges. preferable, adjective, is spelt with -r-. preference, noun, is spelt with -r-. preferred and preferring are spelt with -rr-.