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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Manifesting partiality.

Usage examples (31)
  • "Though voters do tend to say no to what some call preferential treatment."
  • As tariffs are reduced to zero, Canada may lose certain preferential advantages now enjoyed in the United Kingdom.
  • Many provinces still engage in preferential treatment in awarding government contracts - again, further driving up the cost of doing business in Canada.
  • They were the so-called preferential option for the poor. for more
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