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preferable

See also: préférable

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From French préférable

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /prɛf.rə.bʊl/, /prɛ.fɜː(r).ə.bʊl/

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preferable (comparative more preferable, superlative most preferable)

  1. Better than some other option; preferred.
    • 2007, Ted Honderich, On political means and social ends, ISBN 0748618406, page 94:
      It is not to the point that an inequality of material goods, at high levels, may not be preferable to an equality of material goods at a lower level, precisely for such reasons as self-respect.

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