Definition of Preferences

1. Noun. (plural of preference) ¹



2. Noun. (computing) The user-specified settings of parameters in interactive computer software ¹

3. Verb. (third person singular of preference) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Preferences

1. preference [n] - See also: preference

Lexicographical Neighbors of Preferences

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prefeminism
prefeminist
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preferableness
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Literary usage of Preferences

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Characteristics of Childrens Early Care and Education Programs: Data from edited by Sandra L. Hofferth (1999)
"Were Parents' Preferences Related to the Types of Arrangements They Selected? If parents' preferences really influence their decisionmaking regarding the ..."

2. A Treatise on the Bankruptcy Law of the United States by Harold Remington (1915)
"Surrender of "Preferences" Prerequisite to Allowance.— Claims of creditors holding voidable preferences are not "allowable" unless the preferences are ..."

3. Valuing Rural Amenities by United States Dept. of Agriculture (2000)
"Whose preferences should count? Economists have developed a variety of techniques to value non-market environmental and cultural amenities consistent with ..."

4. Identifying Health Technologies That Work: Searching For Evidence by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Patient Preferences Patient preferences are measures of satisfaction or ... Incorporating patient preferences into guidelines is of great interest, ..."

5. The Law of Bankruptcy: Including the National Bankruptcy Law of 1898 as by Edwin Charles Brandenburg (1903)
"Preferences must be surrendered.—The claims 'of creditors who have received preferences, voidable under 'section 60, subdivision b, or to whom conveyances, ..."

6. The Organization and Management of Business Corporations by Walter Collins Clephane (1913)
"Stating Preferences. Preferred stock may entitle the holder to such preferences as may be specified, either as to drawing dividends, preferential voting ..."

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