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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

More desirable than another.

Usage examples (34)
  • Verb (used with object), : to prefer beef to chicken. ,to be preferred for advancement
  • RAF's strategy on remotely piloted air systems RPAS - the term preferred in air force circles.
  • (Most laymen misunderstand the term preferred, taking it to mean "preferred by the experts," rather than
  • Some translators have preferred to transfer the Greek word for more
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