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Meanings of Prefatorily:

adverb

In a prefatory manner; by way of a preface, in a preface.

Prefatory

ˈpref.ə.tər.i

Meanings of Prefatory:

adjective

Serving as an introduction; introductory.

Usage examples:

In his prefatory remarks the author claims that …

Prefect

ˈpriː.fekt

Meanings of Prefect:

noun

(in some schools) a senior pupil who is authorized to enforce discipline.

Usage examples:

The school chapel became the focal point of life, discipline was enforced through prefects and team…

Meanings of Prefectly:

adjective

Characteristic of or befitting a (school) prefect.

Meanings of Prefectorially:

adverb

By the authority of a prefect; in the manner of a prefect.

Meanings of Prefectorian:

adjective

Of or relating to a prefect, especially a roman prefect.

Prefects

ˈpriː.fekt

Meanings of Prefects:

noun

(in some schools) a senior pupil who is authorized to enforce discipline.

Usage examples:

The school chapel became the focal point of life, discipline was enforced through prefects and team…

Meanings of Prefectship:

noun

The position, role, or office of a prefect.

Meanings of Prefectual:

adjective

Of or relating to a prefect; = "prefectorial".

Meanings of Prefecture:

noun

(in certain countries) a district under the authority of a prefect or governor.

Usage examples:

These might look ordinary trees, but they are in fact a very special present from the governor of t…

Prefectures

ˈpriː.fek.tʃər

Meanings of Prefectures:

noun

(in certain countries) a district under the authority of a prefect or governor.

Usage examples:

These might look ordinary trees, but they are in fact a very special present from the governor of t…

Prefer

prɪˈfɜːr

Meanings of Prefer:

verb

Like (one thing or person) better than another or others; tend to choose.

Usage examples:

I prefer venice to rome

Preferable

ˈpref.ər.ə.bəl

Meanings of Preferable:

adjective

More desirable or suitable.

Usage examples:

Lower interest rates were preferable to higher ones

Preferably

ˈpref.ər.ə.bli

Meanings of Preferably:

adverb

Ideally; if possible.

Usage examples:

He would like a place of his own, preferably outside the town

Meanings of Preferee:

noun

A person who receives preferment or preferential treatment.

Preference

ˈpref.ər.əns

Meanings of Preference:

noun

A greater liking for one alternative over another or others.

Usage examples:

Her preference for white wine

Preferences

ˈpref.ər.əns

Meanings of Preferences:

noun

A greater liking for one alternative over another or others.

Usage examples:

Her preference for white wine

Meanings of Preferent:

adjective

Having preference or precedence; specifically having a right to priority of payment or consideration.

Preferential

ˌpref.ərˈen.ʃəl

Meanings of Preferential:

adjective

Of or involving preference or partiality; constituting a favour or privilege.

Usage examples:

Preferential interest rates may be offered to employees

Meanings of Preferentialism:

noun

The system of preference; especially (in britain and the commonwealth) the system of imperial preference (now historical).

Meanings of Preferentialist:

noun

An advocate of the system of preference; especially (in britain and the commonwealth) an advocate of the system of imperial preference (now historical).

Preferentially

ˌpref.ərˈen.ʃəl.i

Meanings of Preferentially:

adverb

In a way that involves preference or partiality; more favourably.

Usage examples:

He was treated preferentially over other customers

Preferment

prɪˈfɜːmənt

Meanings of Preferment:

noun

Promotion or appointment to a position or office.

Usage examples:

After ordination, preferment was fast

Preferments

prɪˈfəːm(ə)nt

Meanings of Preferments:

noun

A mixture containing flour, liquid, and natural or commercial yeast that is allowed to ferment for some time before being combined with fresh dough to make bread.

Usage examples:

I have been very pleased with the loaves i have made using a pre-ferment

Preferred

prɪˈfɜːd

Meanings of Preferred:

verb

Like (one thing or person) better than another or others; tend to choose.

Usage examples:

I prefer venice to rome
adjective

Liked or wanted more than another

Usage examples:

If a brand does not offer their preferred size, shape, colour, or price point, they will find anoth…

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