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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

preferer (plural preferers)

  1. Alternative form of preferrer

Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French preferer.

VerbEdit

preferer

  1. to prefer (have a preference for)
    • 1566, N. Chesneau, Les Sermons et instructions chrestiennes, page 251
      Il faut tousiours preferer le spirituel au temporel
      One should always prefer the spiritual over the temporal

ConjugationEdit

  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

DescendantsEdit

  • French: preferer

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin praeferō, praeferre.

VerbEdit

preferer (Anglo-Norman)

  1. to prefer
  2. to prioritize

DescendantsEdit

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