Meaning of preference

Definition of preference

(noun) a strong liking; "my own preference is for good literature"; "the Irish have a penchant for blarney"
a predisposition in favor of something; "a predilection for expensive cars"; "his sexual preferences"; "showed a Marxist orientation"
the right or chance to choose; "given my druthers, I'd eat cake"
grant of favor or advantage to one over another (especially to a country or countries in matters of international trade, such as levying duties)

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