Recent Examples of preferable from the Web
But, clearly, being at the table would still have been preferable to not being there at all.
And from a conservative perspective, popular libertarian uprisings should be preferable to the sort of statist populism so often celebrated on the left.
Living in a full police state is not preferable to being subject to terrorist attack.
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First Known Use of preferable
PREFERABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of preferable for English Language Learners
: better or more desirable
PREFERABLE Defined for Kids
Definition of preferable for Students
: better or more desireable the preferable choice
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