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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of liking one thing over another; The act of making accusations.

Usage examples (37)
  • The preferment went to the younger candidate
  • preferment of charges
  • He got "preferment" as he calls it, and a cure of souls at Margate.
  • For although a Welsh bishopric often led to an English one, a change from Exeter to St. Asaph could hardly have been "preferment" in the ordinary sense. for more
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