a : advancement or promotion in dignity, office, or station
b : a position or office of honor or profit
: priority or seniority in right especially to receive payment or to purchase property on equal terms with others
: the act of bringing forward (as charges)
Examples of PREFERMENT
- He has hopes for preferment.
- <anticipated her preferment to a better-paying position within the company>
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Related to PREFERMENT
- ascent, creation, elevation, preference, advancement, promotion, rise, upgrade, upgrading
- abasement, comedown, degradation, demotion, disrating, downgrade, reduction
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