preferred

adjective
pre·ferred | \ pri-ˈfərd \

Definition of preferred 

1 : liked better or best : used or wanted in preference to others a preferred method 'Leveled' is the preferred spelling in American English.

2 : having special status or receiving special treatment or benefits preferred customers

First Known Use of preferred

1748, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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