Meaning of preference
Pronunciation: (pref'ur-uns, pref'runs), [key]
- the act of preferring.
- the state of being preferred.
- that which is preferred; choice: His preference is vanilla, not chocolate.
- a practical advantage given to one over others.
- a prior right or claim, as to payment of dividends or to assets upon dissolution.
- the favoring of one country or group of countries by granting special advantages over others in international trade.
- preference (Thesaurus)