Definition of preferably in English:

preferably

Line breaks: pref¦er|ably
Pronunciation: /ˈprɛfrəbli
 
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adverb

[sentence adverb]
  • Ideally; if possible: he would like a place of his own, preferably outside the town
    More example sentences
    • Ideally you would practice it in the sun, preferably outside or in a sunny room.
    • Ideally, lazy eye needs to be diagnosed and treated as early as possible, preferably before the age of six.
    • The session should be as short and as intensive as possible, preferably two or three days.
    Synonyms
    ideally, if possible, for preference, by preference, from choice, by choice, as a matter of choice, much rather, rather; much sooner, sooner

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