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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - More desirable than another.

Usage examples (36)
  • Coffee is preferable to tea
  • Optional but preferable is access to refreshments (e.g. in a coffee shop).
  • One major component of the 2011 route that Vande Velde finds preferable is the eight flat stages over the first 11 days of racing.
  • Even if the synthetic price is many times that of the natural product, it still will be preferable from a national gain point of view. for more
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