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preference

(pref'er-ents),
Choice, decision, or predilection for one health care option over others (for example, treatments, operations).
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This will bring transparency in raising of funds through non-convertible preference shares and create a market for these securities," says Subir Saha, executive vice president, ICICI Securities.
The goals of this study were to explore (1) the learning environment preferences of graduate students enrolled in traditional face-to-face, hybrid, and distance education classes, and (2) the students' perceptions of their distance learning environment during an online class.
Transport (the "First Preference Shares" and "Second Preference Shares",
A similar program for elite colleges could be a long way off; and until then, preference systems provide the best chance at offering poor kids a shot at top campuses.
In ongoing work, he has been using tools from chaos theory to identify just which scenarios of voter preferences will give rise to disturbing election outcomes.
Counseling Approaches for Homework Motivation and Preference
One of the important aims of the career decision-making process is finding the alternative or alternatives most compatible with the individual's preferences and capabilities.
This section introduces very basic concepts used in social choice theory: preferences, preference profiles, interpersonal conflict within a preference profile, and graphs of social welfare functions.
We lack the credibility because it seems we're only preoccupied with eliminating the preference system.
Preference voting's odyssey in San Francisco began in November 1994 when voters passed Proposition L, which established a citizen's task force to study the whole issue of election reform.
In November, California voters will decide the fate of the California Civil Rights Initiative, a constitutional amendment that will end race- and sex-based preferences in state education, employment and contracting programs.
The maps that we use extensively in the LIFE Program are the Background Map, the Preference Map, the Communication and Interaction Map, the "How to Make it Happen" Map, and the Future Dream Map.