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preferences

noun
plural of preference

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1 a person or thing that is preferred over others
  • my preference is soul music

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2 positive regard for something
  • a preference for cool weather

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3 the power, right, or opportunity to choose
  • he was promised his preference when the time came to repaint his bedroom

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4 a raising or a state of being raised to a higher rank or position
  • a long-sought preference to the position of naval commander

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“Preferences.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/preferences. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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