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Definition of the adjective preferential

What does preferential mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. manifesting partiality
    • examples: preferential tariff rates | preferential treatment | a preferential shop gives priority or advantage to union members in hiring or promoting
    • synonym of preferential: discriminatory
    • similar: advantageous / favorable / favourable

Alternative definition of the adjective preferential

adjective

  1. Of or relating to the showing or giving of preference.

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Google previewDictionary of Agricultural and Allied Sciences (1992)

(A - B) by L. L. Somani

Preferential Adsorption Sequence. The strength of the attractive force between a cation and a micelle depends on the charge of the cation, charge density on the micelle, and how close the cation can get to micelle. The closeness of approach ...

Google previewOpen Shop Encyclopedia for Debaters (1922)

by National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.).

Stockton, in the work quoted above, which was published by Johns Hopkins University, says on page II: “The term 'union shop' now means identically the same thing as closed shop” The “Preferential Shop” Reference is likewise ...

Google previewThe Princeton Encyclopedia of the World Economy. (Two volume set) (2010)

by Kenneth A. Reinert, Ramkishen S. Rajan, Amy Joycelyn Glass, Lewis S. Davis

Thus, it has been argued that PTA expansion could have a ''domino'' effect— increasing the size of a bloc increases the incentive for others to join it (as they then gain preferential access to increasingly large markets). Assuming open ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Business and Management (2016)

by Jonathan Law

preferential creditor A creditor whose debt will be met in preference ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Accounting (2016)

by Jonathan Law

Preferential creditors, who are usually paid in full after *secured liabilities and before ordinary creditors, include the trustees of occupational pensions schemes and employees in respect of any remuneration outstanding. The status of the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Finance and Banking (2014)

by Oxford University Press

Preferential creditors, who are usually paid in full after *secured liabilities and before ordinary creditors,

Google previewDictionary of Commerce and Management (2004)

by K.C.S. Ranganayakulu

PREFERENTIAL ALLOTMENT. Allotment entitled to payment before other debts and liabilities are met. PREFERENTIAL FORM. Special application forms usually given to existing shareholders and employees when companies offer shares for ...

Google previewDictionary of International Business Terms (2001)

by John Owen Edward Clark

pre-refunding 247 preferential creditor Creditor who gets paid in preference to others in the event of a company's liquidation (such as, in the UK, the Inland Revenue, for taxes outstanding, and Customs and Excise, for VAT). preferential debt In ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Management (1980)

by Hano Johannsen, G.Terry Page

preferential trade...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Soil Science (2007)

by Ward Chesworth

Preferential percolation is the rapid and nonuniform transport of soil moisture through the vadose zone. This form of ...

Google previewAn Introductory Dictionary of Theology and Religious Studies (2007)

by Orlando O. Espín, James B. Nickoloff

preferential attention" (no. 1142). Thus there is no distinction made between the "deserving" and "undeserving" poor. Furthermore, as the bishops reflected ...

Google previewExporters' Encyclopaedia (1911)

(1911)

prescribed to be written, printed or stamped and subscribed on invoices of goods exported to Canada, except such goods as are admitted under the British Preferential Tariff in Canada: ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1905)

A universal reference library comprising the arts and sciences ... commerce, etc., of the world by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach

The imports from Great Britain are only entitled to preferential treatment when they are British goods, and wine, spirits, and manufactured tobacco are not in any case granted rebate of duty. About one sixth in value of imports from Great Britain ...

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Scrabble value of P3R1E1F4E1R1E1N1T1I1A1L1

The value of this 12-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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