Recent Examples of preferable from the Web
While this sent shares in Discovery down 35 to 40 percent, aggregating even junk appears preferable to not aggregating anything at all.
Plans to renovate the North end zone of Jordan-Hare Stadium began in Feb. 2015, renderings released in Dec. 2015 showed one large videoboard but those were revised in Feb. 2016, when Jacobs said two smaller videoboards were preferable.
The ban was put in place to combat drug use, but since then, the prevalence of hepatitis and HIV have commissioners thinking clean needles might be preferable to spreading lethal diseases.
Filing a challenge in a district court is preferable to being forced to start at the appellate level, because the former venue offers greater opportunity to create a factual record that can lead to informed judicial decisions.
Intelligence officials, industry leaders and lawmakers say continuous monitoring and evaluation are preferable.
The Carolina Panthers won ugly again Sunday, which is greatly preferable to losing ugly.
Not from a guy who accepts your plainly stated unhappiness as preferable to dropping his guard (or anything else) in any significant way.
Those plans were revised in Feb. 2016, when Jacobs said two smaller videoboards were considered preferable.
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Definition of preferable for English Language Learners
: better or more desirable
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