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prefer

verb [T] uk   /prɪˈfɜːr/ us    /-ˈfɝː/ (-rr-)

prefer verb [T] (CHOOSE)

A2 to like, choose, or want one thing rather than another: Do you prefer hot or cold weather? I prefer red wine to white. [+ -ing verb] He prefers watching rugby to playing it. [+ to infinitive] I'd prefer not to discuss this issue. formal I'd prefer you not to smoke (= I would like it better if you did not smoke), please.
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prefer verb [T] (ACCUSE)

UK specialized law to accuse someone officially: The police have decided not to prefer charges against them because of insufficient evidence.
Traducciones de “prefer”
en coreano -보다 -를 더 좋아하다…
en árabe يُفَضِّل…
en francés préférer…
en turco tercih etmek, yeğlemek…
en italiano preferire…
en chino (tradicionál) 選擇, 寧可,更喜愛, 覺得還是…更可取…
en ruso предпочитать…
en polaco woleć…
en español preferir…
en portugués preferir…
en alemán vorziehen…
en catalán preferir…
en japonés ~の方を好む…
en chino (simplificado) 选择, 宁可,更喜爱, 觉得还是…更可取…
(Definition of prefer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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