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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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00% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Limited Voting Preference Shares par value USD USD0.
Trade creditors often dread getting a demand to repay a preference claim or being named as a defendant in a preference action.
Summary: Listing of preference shares will make them a more attractive investment option.
Labour candidate Barry Coppinger was ahead after the first preference votes were counted but his 41% share was not enough to take him over the 50% finishing line.
Another model is that of weak preference orders that describe which outcome is at least as preferred as which other outcome.
The results of students' preference on this scale indicate that the distance education students had lower expectations related to instructor support than students enrolled in the other two courses.
Referring to his preference for Book of Common Prayer (BCP) worship, Mr.
Given the stark portrait of a university system seemingly uninterested in the ideal of social mobility, Bowen's suggestion that selective universities assign low-income students a preference in admissions akin to a legacy boost seems rather modest.
04) on the Newcastle Schools' Admissions Forum's recommendation that Newcastle Council change from a so-called first preference first system for admission to schools to an equal preference system.
The concept of preference is one of the central, perhaps the central, concept in microeconomic theory.
That candidate is erased from the voters' preference lists, and ballots of voters who had placed him first are converted into votes for their second choice.