preference

See also: préférence

preference - English

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Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈpɹɛf(ə)ɹ(ə)ns/

Noun

preference (countable and uncountable, plural preferences)

  1. The selection of one thing or person over others (with the main adposition being "for" in relation to the thing or person, but possibly also "of")
    • He has a preference for crisp wines.
  2. The option to so select, and the one selected.
    • Can I keep my preferences when I upgrade to the new version of this application?
  3. The state of being preferred over others.
  4. A strong liking or personal valuation.
  5. A preferential bias; partiality; discrimination.

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Verb

preference (third-person singular simple present preferences, present participle preferencing, simple past and past participle preferenced)

  1. (US) To give preferential treatment to; to give a preference to.

Noun

preference (uncountable)

  1. Preferans, a card game, principally played in Eastern Europe.

preference - Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈprɛfɛrɛnt͡sɛ]

Noun

preference f

  1. preference (selection of one thing or person over others)
    • spotřebitelské preference(please add an English translation of this usage example)
    • volební preference(please add an English translation of this usage example)

Declension

singular plural
nominative preference preference
genitive preference preferencí
dative preferenci preferencím
accusative preferenci preference
vocative preference preference
locative preferenci preferencích
instrumental preferencí preferencemi

Derived terms

  • preferenční

preference - Middle French

Noun

preference f (plural preferences)

  1. preference (option preferred over another option)
Meaning and Definition of preference
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