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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 percentage decrease results from the 15% bracket tax savings from the ordinary income offset and the additional 15% bracket tax savings from the preferential income shift from the 25% to the 15% bracket.
Participants who received preferential treatment indicated that they were more willing to take on a group serving task than those who were treated well but equally.
Backpacker travel insurance If you're planning to take a year out for some exploring then backpacker or gap year travel insurance from Preferential Direct provides protection for trips lasting up to one year.
Brita challenged that decision and the Finanzgericht Hamburg (Finance Court, Hamburg, Germany) asked the Court of Justice whether goods manufactured in the Palestinian occupied territories and whose Israeli origin is confirmed by the Israeli authorities are entitled to the preferential treatment established by the EC-Israel Agreement.
The decision, should it be adopted by the Executive Yuan, will constitute a major reversal of the government's policy, as the preferential mortgage program has been a major tool of the government in bolstering the housing market and the overall economy.
One of the greatest challenges for the multilateral trading system in the twenty-first century is the rise of preferential trade agreements
the tenant signed a lease in 1988 and continuing every other year of her tenancy, the owner gave the tenant a preferential lease rider, in addition to her apartment renewal lease, in which the parties agreed that the tenant would pay a lesser rent not withstanding the legal registered rent.
The new status of Jingzhou Henglong Automotive Parts Co Ltd (Henglong) and Shashi Jiulong Power Steering Co Ltd (Jiulong) means that they will benefit from a 15% preferential income tax rate until the end of 2011.
To measure preferential attention to others' eyes at the earliest point of diagnosis in autism, Yale School of Medicine researchers used eye-tracking technology to quantify the visual fixations of two-year-olds watching caregivers approach them and engaging in mother-child interactions such as playing peek-a-boo.
The regulations are designed to protect employees of any company at the DIFC that becomes insolvent by ensuring that they receive a preferential right to payment upon the company's bankruptcy.
The Regulations are designed to protect the employees of any company at the DIFC that becomes insolvent by ensuring that they receive a preferential right to payment upon the company's bankruptcy.
The proposed DIFC Preferential Creditor Regulation is being posted on the DIFC website on March 20 for a period of 30 days for public consultation, the statement said.