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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
(Definition of preference from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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