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preferred

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

singled out from a number or group as more to one's liking
  • my preferred means of communication is e-mail

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preferred

verb
past tense of prefer

Synonyms & Antonyms of preferred (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to decide to accept (someone or something) from a group of possibilities
  • most buyers of that vehicle have preferred the model with four-wheel drive

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The first known use of preferred was in 1748

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“Preferred.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/preferred. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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