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preference

noun
 
 
/ˈprefərəns/
B2 [C, U] the feeling of liking something or someone more than another person or thing: personal preferences We have white and brown bread. Do you have a preference? I have a preference for dark-haired men.Liking more
give preference to sb to give special treatment to someone: Hospitals must give preference to urgent cases.Advantage and disadvantageUnfairness and favouring someone unfairlyJustice and fairness
Translations of “preference”
in Korean 선호, 애호…
in Arabic تَفْضيل…
in Portuguese preferência…
in Catalan preferència…
in Japanese 好み, (選択肢の中の)希望のもの…
in Italian preferenza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偏愛, 愛好, 喜愛…
in Russian предпочтение…
in Turkish tercih, yeğleme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 偏爱, 爱好, 喜爱…
in Polish upodobanie, preferencja, upodobania…
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