preferencenoun [ C or U ]uk /ˈpref.ər.əns/ us /ˈpref.ər.əns/
in preference to sth
- I have a preference for blond men over dark.
- My preference is for savoury food over sweet.
- White wine or red - what's your preference?
- I wouldn't like to guess her sexual preference.
- We have white and brown bread - do you have a preference?
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