preferably

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈprɛfərəbli/


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preferably

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adv
  1. preferably [30] minutes [in advance, prior, early, before]
  2. preferably in [bold, blue, ink, pencil, English]
  3. preferably with [relevant, solid, five years'] experience
  4. preferably [cool, hot, warm, fresh, chilled]
  5. a [limited, small] number, preferably between [five and 10]
  6. preferably [indoors, outdoors, outside]
  7. we'll need at least [four], but preferably [more, five]
  8. wants to move, preferably [out of town, to the city, abroad]
  9. preferably one with [a view, an en-suite bathroom, twin beds]
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