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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-.
Translations of “prefer”
in Korean -보다 -를 더 좋아하다…
in Arabic يُفَضِّل…
in French préférer…
in Italian preferire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 選擇, 寧可,更喜愛, 覺得還是…更可取…
in Russian предпочитать…
in Turkish tercih etmek, yeğlemek…
in Polish woleć…
in Portuguese preferir…
in German vorziehen…
in Catalan preferir…
in Japanese ~の方を好む…
in Chinese (Simplified) 选择, 宁可,更喜爱, 觉得还是…更可取…
(Definition of prefer from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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