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synonyms for preferential

  • advantageous
  • preferred
  • favorite
  • special
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The division’s staffers are supposed to adhere to a strict ethics code and forgo any public partisan activities because such actions could imply preferential treatment for a candidate or party and jeopardize the commission’s credibility.
INSPECTOR GENERAL URGES ETHICS REVIEW AT FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION FOLLOWING PROPUBLICA REPORTBY JAKE PEARSONAUGUST 12, 2021PROPUBLICA
It offered legacy admissions in the form of preferential or priority status to descendants of the sold slaves and, in 2019, promised to raise $400,000 per year for their benefit.
HOW AMERICA’S ORIGINAL SIN LIVES ONSEAN CULLIGANJUNE 17, 2021OZY
Instead, it placed quotas on immigrants from the Western Hemisphere and instituted a preferential system that prioritized immigrants of the professional class and those with specialized skills.
THE AMERICAN DREAM IN THE BACK OF A SUNOCOTRISHA GOPALMAY 26, 2021EATER
There are complaints of preferential treatment of major arts groups — including Arena Stage, Studio Theatre and the National Building Museum — at the expense of smaller groups and organizations of color.
D.C. MAYOR BOWSER NAMES NEW CHAIRMAN OF ARTS COMMISSION, WHICH IS FACING ACCUSATIONS OF CRONYISM AND RACISMPEGGY MCGLONEMAY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They’ve extended that to say everyone who we work with that is like us will get preferential treatment.
‘WE SHOULD’VE DONE THIS RIGHT THE FIRST TIME’: GROUPM NORTH AMERICA CEO KIRK MCDONALD ON RESPONSIBLE INVESTINGSEB JOSEPHMAY 3, 2021DIGIDAY
Both the preferential capital gains rate and the carried-interest feature of current tax law have encouraged technology investments favoring capital and profits over labor and wages.
WILL THERE BE ENOUGH GOOD JOBS?LAURA D’ANDREA TYSON, PHD ’74APRIL 28, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The elder Brooks said his wife, Richelle, is handling it well, but “because Al’s the beloved son, he always gets preferential treatment.”
WHEN HOUSTON AND BAYLOR MEET IN THE FINAL FOUR, IT WILL BE FATHER VS. SON ON THE SIDELINESEMILY GIAMBALVOAPRIL 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Swarns launched a New York Times investigation, and within three years, Georgetown announced plans to raise $400,000 annually to benefit the descendants of the enslaved people they sold while also offering them preferential admissions status.
CHECK OUT THESE 16 WORLD-CHANGING IDEASNICK FOURIEZOSMARCH 23, 2021OZY
In 1894 a second Conference was held at Ottawa, mainly to discuss intercolonial preferential trade.
THE CANADIAN DOMINIONOSCAR D. SKELTON
The other Premiers agreed to consider whether Canada's preferential tariff policy could be followed.
THE CANADIAN DOMINIONOSCAR D. SKELTON
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WORDS RELATED TO PREFERENTIAL

  • 10
  • 24-karat
  • A-1
  • elect
  • elite
  • excellent
  • exceptional
  • exclusive
  • exquisite
  • fine
  • first-class
  • hand-picked
  • nice
  • popular
  • precious
  • preferential
  • preferred
  • prime
  • prize
  • rare
  • select
  • solid gold
  • special
  • top-drawer
  • uncommon
  • unusual
  • valuable
  • winner
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