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What is the adjective for prefer?

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Included below are past participle and present participle forms for the verbs prefer, preference and preferr which may be used as adjectives within certain contexts.

  1. Of or relating to the showing or giving of preference.
  2. Of or relating to a voting system in which the voters are allowed to indicate on their ballots their preference (usually their first and second choices) between two or more candidates, so that if no candidate receives a majority of first choices the one receiving the greatest number of first and second choices together is the winner.
  3. Synonyms:
  4. Examples:
    1. “His preferential bias for his own literature and views, to the exclusion of any level of objective analysis, is clear.”
      “Studies show that persons deemed beautiful by social norms receive inadvertent preferential treatment.”
      “I accept that a print service provider would not fall into the category of a preferential creditor.”
  1. Better than some other option; preferred.
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “Sixth form is not compulsory, but a preferable choice for students wishing to continue in academic studies leading to university level.”
      “We put it to her that radio adverts or adverts on newspaper sites might be preferable to communicating via bulk email.”
      “It is not the kindness of this prince's heart but the piercing realism of Machiavelli that has produced this morally preferable outcome.”
  1. Alternative form of preferable
  2. Examples:
    1. “In case of automatic stamping machines, systems with an ink reservoir are preferrable.”
      “For this reason, the application of single chains that are adjusted in groups will be preferrable.”
      “Such behavior is preferrable during development, but not so if the system is in production.”
  1. simple past tense and past participle of preference
  1. present participle of preference
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