Definition of 'preferment'
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For some the door is the threshold to still greater fame and preferment; for others, it's the open jaws of the political crematorium. THE TOUCH OF INNOCENTS (2001)By that time he'll be in his late forties and ripe for a plum preferment. ULTIMATE PRIZES (2001)But perhaps Lord Flaxton will fail to produce the magic preferment out of his coronet. ULTIMATE PRIZES (2001)
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