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preferential

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adjective pref·er·en·tial \ˌpre-fə-ˈren(t)-shəl\

Simple Definition of preferential

  • : giving an advantage to a particular person or group

Full Definition of preferential

  1. 1 :  showing preference

  2. 2 :  employing or creating a preference in trade relations

  3. 3 :  designed to permit expression of preference among candidates <a preferential primary>

  4. 4 :  giving preference especially in hiring to union members <a preferential shop>

pref·er·en·tial·ly play \-ˈren(t)-sh(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of preferential

  1. powerful people who demand preferential treatment from politicians



1849

First Known Use of preferential

1849

Rhymes with preferential



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