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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.
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Adv.1.preferentially - in a preferential manner; "he was treated preferentially"
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preferentially

[ˌprefəˈrenʃəlɪ] ADVde manera preferente, de manera preferencial

preferentially

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By tracking the percentage of time the baby looks at each photo, a novelty preference score is derived, reflecting the infant's ability to encode a stimulus into memory, to recognize that stimulus, and to look preferentially at a novel stimulus.
The authors found that human viruses preferentially infected nonciliated cells, whereas avian viruses mainly infected ciliated cells; this pattern correlated with cell type-specific distribution of sialic acid receptors recognized by the viruses.
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The rulings do not affect whether blacks and latinos get a chance to attend college, but these underrepresented minorities are preferentially admitted to the nation's most selective institutions.
The Oncomab technology targets a protein that is preferentially expressed on a broad range of tumor types.
For Zayas, this disenchantment is expressed preferentially through paradox: women are equal to men and essentially different; the honor code protects women and victimizes them; women are powerless in the face of male violence but also foolishly dig their own graves.
Dry air is achieved by returning a small portion of the dry product air to sweep out moisture, which preferentially passes through the membranes.