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Pronunciation: /prɪˈfɜː(r)/

Translation of prefer in French:


  • 1 (like better) préférer, aimer mieux I prefer painting to drawing je préfère la peinture au dessin to prefer it if aimer mieux que (+ subjunctive)
  • 2 [Law] to prefer charges [police] déférer [qn] au parquet

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