Definition of 'preferred'
Example sentences containing 'preferred'
But they would have preferred another defender.Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Sun (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Instead of touring they preferred to stay at home and quietly bring up their families well away from the spotlight.Times, Sunday Times (2010) The Sun (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Democracy and its Critics - Anglo-American democratic thought in the nineteenth century (1989)
Know which of the options is your preferred solution, and why.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Your preferences are complete if you can say that one bundle is preferred to another or that you are indifferent between the two bundles.Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)
I would have preferred things to stay flirty and casual.Times, Sunday Times (2011) THE HUNTING OF MAN (2004)
He was telling her how the studio had come to be built where it was, and why he would have preferred another site.Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)
This is the preferred option for many City firms and MPs.Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
In practice, medical abortions induced by a pill are the preferred option in the first nine weeks because they are less invasive and less expensive.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
His preferred option, initially, was to raise capital through bonds.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
I only said that they are my preferred option,' he said.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
A flotation is seen as a potential exit route for the investors, although a sale at an acceptable price is understood to be the preferred option.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Definition of preferred from the Collins English Dictionary