Translation of preference in Spanish:

preference

Pronunciation: /ˈprefərəns/

n

  • 1 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable (liking, choice) preferencia (feminine) I've no particular preference no tengo ninguna preferencia en especial preference for sth preferencia por algo my preference would be for a middle-of-the-road policy yo preferiría una política intermedia in order of preference en or por orden de preferencia in preference to sth/sb I chose cash in preference to a trip preferí el dinero antes que un viaje I would walk in preference to waiting for the bus yo iría a pie antes que esperar el autobús
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    • Both of them expressed a preference for an alternative chair person.
    • Very often people express a preference for planting broadleaves.
    • Creative Commons licenses help people express a preference for sharing their work - on their own terms.
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    • He strove to reach a balance between the musical preferences of fans and the band's own artistic pursuits.
    • These students want to identify themselves through their musical preferences.
    • The legs of his pants end above the tops of his shoes, a fashion preference dictated by the hours he spends ankle-deep in wet grass.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable 2.1 (priority) preferencia most employers give preference to people with practical experience la mayoría de los empleadores dan preferencia a gente con experiencia práctica 2.2 [Economics/Economía] [Finance/Finanzas] preferencia (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) preference shares o stock acciones (feminine plural) privilegiadas or preferentes
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    • The payment had the effect of conferring a preference, priority or advantage on those creditors over the other creditors.
    • That must be so whether the preference took the form of the payment of a debt or the grant of a security.
    • If the Court is against us on preferences, then those credits come back into our loan account.

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