Translation of preference in Spanish:
- 1 countable and uncountable (liking, choice) I've no particular preferenceno tengo ninguna preferencia en especialpreference
forsomethingpreferenciamy preference would be for a middle-of-the-road policy poralgoyo preferiría una política intermediain order of preferenceen or por orden de preferenciain preference to something/somebodyI chose cash in preference to a trippreferí el dinero antes que un viajeI would walk in preference to waiting for the busyo iría a pie antes que esperar el autobúsExample sentences
- 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.
- 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 2.1 (priority) most employers give preference to people with practical experiencela mayoría de los empleadores dan preferencia a gente con experiencia prácticaExample sentences2.2 (Economics, Finance) (before noun) preference shares or stock
acciones (feminine plural) privilegiadas or preferentes
- 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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