preference
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈpɹɛf(ə)ɹ(ə)ns/
Noun

preference

  1. The selection of one thing or person over others (with the main adposition being "for" in relation to the thing or person, but possibly also "of")
    He has a preference for crisp wines.
  2. The option to so select, and the one selected.
    Can I keep my preferences when I upgrade to the new version of this application?
  3. The state of being preferred over others.
  4. A strong liking or personal valuation.
  5. A preferential bias; partiality; discrimination.
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preference (preferences, present participle preferencing; past and past participle preferenced)

  1. (US) To give preferential treatment to; to give a preference to.
Noun

preference (uncountable)

  1. Preferans, a card game, principally played in Eastern Europe.



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