Recent Examples of preferable from the Web
Backpage and some advocates say that having the ads in one location is preferable to having the ads disperse to sites in countries with less enforcement.
The former sorts of idealism and nationalism are plainly preferable, and compatible with one another; the latter are inferior and incompatible — and unfortunately, lately we’ve been getting too much of them.
Either scenario—a bona fide face of the franchise or asset accumulation—would have been preferable to this modest return.
Before getting to your destination, check out local transportation options like Uber, Lyft and tourist-friendly shuttle services, all of which are preferable to moving the RV.
This is probably preferable to having Bjork undergo pilot training.
Energy Transfer Partners has argued the pipeline is safe and preferable to either tanker trucks or oil trains for the transport of an essential commodity.
Her husband said after the meeting that a Walgreens at that site would be preferable.
Do foreign governments extending him favorable leases, expedited or preferable site and permitting rights or direct business expect something in return?
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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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