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 adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (favoured)preferido/a adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa [b]grande[/b]", "mujer [b]alta[/b]").
  predilecto/a adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa [b]grande[/b]", "mujer [b]alta[/b]").
  favorito/a adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa [b]grande[/b]", "mujer [b]alta[/b]").
 Michael's preferred ice cream flavour is strawberry.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2020:

Principal Translations
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prefer vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (like better)preferir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 Do you prefer apples or oranges?
 ¿Prefieres manzanas o naranjas?
prefer [sth/sb] to [sth/sb] vtr + prep (like better than)preferir algo a algo loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 
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prefer vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (choose)preferir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
  (coloquial)querer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 Which would you prefer for lunch - soup or sandwiches?
 ¿Qué prefieres para comer, sopa o sándwiches?
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2020:

Compound Forms:
preferred | prefer
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convertible preferred stock nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (finance: shares that can be changed)acciones preferentes convertibles nf + loc adj
participating preferred stock,
participating preferred shares
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(business: with specific dividend)acciones preferidas con participación loc nom fpl
preferred name nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (what one likes to be called)preferir que lo llamen loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 Her full name is Diana Lynn, but her preferred name is Lynn.
 Su nombre completo es Diana Lynn, pero prefiere que la llamen Lynn.
  nombre preferido nm + adj
  (formal)apelativo preferido nm + adj
 Su nombre completo es Diana Lynn, pero su nombre preferido es Lynn.
preferred stock nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, Can (finance: shares)acciones preferidas loc nom fpllocución nominal femenina plural: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo femenino plural ("aguas termales", "pompas fúnebres").
  acciones privilegiadas nfpl + adj
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Collocations: is the preferred [option, alternative, location] (for), the preferred [method, way, approach] (of), the preferred [bid, bidder, vendor], more...

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