preferential

[ pref-uh-ren-shuh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF preferential

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Proportional representation and preferential voting I have mentioned.

Preferential trade was the alternative path to imperial federation.

With that end no one will quarrel; but how will preferential trade promote it?

Is the preferential shop so delicate a fabric as to prove futile?

This city should elect its municipal officers by preferential voting.

Mr. Chamberlain broached his plan of preferential tariffs in a speech at Birmingham on May 15, 1903.

The other Premiers agreed to consider whether Canada's preferential tariff policy could be followed.

He is giving the lender a right to a preferential share in his future income.

Preferential dock charges are prohibited and a port fund established under the act.

The dead are either cremated or buried, the former being the preferential mode.

WORD ORIGIN

1805, from Medieval Latin preferentia, from Latin praeferre (see prefer) + -al (1).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PREFERENTIAL

choice

adjectivebest, superior
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