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pre·fer

prefer

 
 
pronunciation:
pr fuhr
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: verb
inflections: prefers, preferring, preferred
definition: to choose above others as the best liked or most wanted.
He prefers carrots to all other vegetables.
synonyms:
favor
similar words:
choose, select
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derivation: preferrer (n.)
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