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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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Hes Like Trouble will be backed in the fifth but preferance is for the well-placed Forever Flame on the six-metre mark.
Perception on the future of plastic packaging for beer + * - positive 17 23 19 7 8 negative positive negative Access to market 49 New capital investment 34 Cost of savings 16 poor consumer acceptance 35 image 10 downstream recyling 25 safety 40 shelf life 33 environment 13 bottle cost 20 reclosable bottle 22 distributer preferance 6 other 8 retailer preference 7 Have you sampled beer in plastic packaging?
The shared fundamental interest in developing and exercising the two moral powers and in formulating and pursuing a determinate conception of the good leads to the lexical ordering of the two principles; the structure of these conceptions accounts for the preferance for more rather than fewer primary goods.
Although there has been a shift in customer preferance toward home theater, this regard does not appear to extend much beyond the video aspect: It seems people are not the critical listeners they once were.
This calls up a horrifying image, she writes, of "black-babies-in-a-bubble...pumped...into the video cyberspace of the free market, into the automat of consumption preferance, where all destiny can be bought and sold."
The Group discussed the potential growth of these markets, consumers preferance for tea, the feasibility of launching promotion campaigns and the cost-benefit of promotional investment.
Viv's Chief will command lots of respect in the fourth but preferance is for the improving Leading Lass who may have a smoother trip than Viv's.