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noun as in favorable treatment

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As part of its marketing efforts, the company was making an effort to understand the preferences of its core customers: young men.

As such, Americans, and Republicans in particular, are becoming more interventionist in their foreign policy preferences.

To see where modern preferences lie, just imagine Google Maps rebranding itself as Theater of the World Maps.

Higher education should challenge students, not coddle them by indulging their pre-formed biases and preferences.

If their values and preferences were aligned with those of most other citizens, then this would not be much of a problem.

Later on, I believe, a child is wont to have his favourite colour, and to be ready to defend it against the preferences of others.

Yet their quaint attempts to improve their appearance throw an interesting side-light on their æsthetic preferences.

The claims of creditors who have received preferences are not allowed unless they surrender them.

The habitat preferences of the orangethroat darter seemed similar to those of Campostoma anomalum.

People condemned by fate to a monotonous and cheerless existence often acquire all sorts of little habits and preferences.


On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to preferences, such as: desire, option, weakness, choice, predilection, and inclination.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.