preferred

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From the verb prefer: (⇒ conjugate)
preferred is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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preferred

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. is the preferred [option, alternative, location] (for)
  2. the preferred [method, way, approach] (of)
  3. the preferred [bid, bidder, vendor]
  4. our preferred [business, commercial, sales, Olympic] partner
  5. [select, choose] your preferred payment method
  6. please [select, indicate] your preferred option
  7. (would be) the preferred [outcome, solution, result]
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

prefer

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. prefer [football] to [baseball]
  2. prefer [red] over [blue]
  3. prefer [this one] or [that]
  4. prefer (not) to [go, eat, have, receive]
  5. would prefer (if) you didn't [go, use]
  6. prefer the term
  7. prefer the [latter, original, first, previous]
  8. prefer this [method, option, type, approach]
  9. would prefer an alternative
  10. prefer [credit card, cash]
  11. cash is preferred [to, over]
  12. if you prefer, you can
  13. [not sure, don't know] which one I prefer
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