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Definition of Preference

Preference

  1. The act of Preferring, or the state of being preferred; the setting of one thing before another; precedence; higher estimation; predilection; choice; also, the power or opportunity of choosing; as, to give him his preference.
  2. That which is preferred; the object of choice or superior favor; as, which is your preference?

Preference Quotations

Democrats hate stay-at-home spouses, no matter what gender or gender preference.
P. J. O'Rourke

Esteem must be founded on preference: to hold everyone in high esteem is to esteem nothing.
Moliere

In science, read, by preference, the newest works; in literature, the oldest. The classic literature is always modern.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

We may think there is willpower involved, but more likely... change is due to want power. Wanting the new addiction more than the old one. Wanting the new me in preference to the person I am now.
George A. Sheehan

Of two pleasures, if there be one which all or almost all who have experience of both give a decided preference, irrespective of any feeling of moral obligation to prefer it, that is the more desirable pleasure.
John Stuart Mill
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Preference Translations

preference in German is Vorzug, Bevorzugung, Vorliebe
preference in Spanish is preferencia

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