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preferably
American English: /ˈprɛf(ə)rəbli/
British English: /ˈprɛfrəbli/

Translation of preferably in Spanish:

adverb

  • (sentence adv) do it soon, preferably today
    hazlo pronto, preferentemente or de preferencia or si es posible hoy mismo
    I'd like a size 10, preferably in red
    quisiera la talla 10, de ser posible en rojo
    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.

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