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"preferential" in British English

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preferentialadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌpref.ərˈen.ʃəl/ us   /ˌpref.ərˈen.ʃəl/
(Definition of preferential from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"preferential" in American English

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preferentialadjective

us   /ˌpref·əˈren·tʃəl/
better than that given to others: Some prisoners had apparently received preferential treatment.
(Definition of preferential from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"preferential" in Business English

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preferentialadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌprefərˈenʃəl/ us  
better than that which is given to others: It is not acceptable, in a modern company, to give preferential treatment to your relatives and friends. Bananas from Caribbean countries have traditionally enjoyed preferential access to the EU.preferential rates/terms/arrangements Members can get preferential terms on services such as free mortgage valuations and discounts on personal loans.
(Definition of preferential from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “preferential”
in Chinese (Simplified) 优先的, 优待的,优惠的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 優先的, 優待的,優惠的…
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“preferential” in British English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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