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preferred

  1. simple past tense and past participle of prefer

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preferred (comparative more preferred, superlative most preferred)

  1. favoured

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preferred (plural preferreds)

  1. (finance) Preferred stock.
    • 2008 March 30, Gretchen Morgenson, “If You Can’t Sell, Good Luck”, in New York Times[1]:
      Naturally, closed-end funds’ common shareholders love the juice that auction-rate preferreds provide.