preferentialist


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pref·er·en·tial

 (prĕf′ə-rĕn′shəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or giving advantage or preference: preferential treatment.
2. Manifesting or originating from partiality or preference: preferential tariff rates.

pref′er·en′tial·ism n.
pref′er·en′tial·ist n.
pref′er·en′tial·ly adv.

preferentialist

(ˌprɛfəˈrɛnʃəlɪst)
n
(Economics) old-fashioned someone who believes in preferentialism
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