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preference

pref·er·ence

preference

 
pronunciation:
pre f rns [or] pref rns
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person or thing that is liked better.
Dan has a preference for action movies.
similar words:
choice, inclination, pick, pleasure, selection
definition 2: something good or helpful given to one over others.
She was given preference because she had waited longer.
synonyms:
advantage, favor
similar words:
head start
definition 3: the act of preferring or the state of being preferred.
He played basketball in preference to anything else.
synonyms:
inclination, liking
similar words:
fancy, like