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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.

preferential

(ˌprɛfəˈrɛnʃəl)
adj
1. showing or resulting from preference
2. (Commerce) giving, receiving, or originating from preference in international trade
preferentiality n
ˌpreferˈentially adv

pref•er•en•tial

(ˌprɛf əˈrɛn ʃəl)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of preference.
2. showing or giving preference.
3. receiving preference, as a country in trade relations.
[1840–50; < Medieval Latin]
pref`er•en′tial•ism, n.
pref`er•en′tial•ist, n.
pref`er•en′tial•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.preferential - manifesting partiality; "a discriminatory tax"; "preferential tariff rates"; "preferential treatment"; "a preferential shop gives priority or advantage to union members in hiring or promoting"
advantageous - giving an advantage; "a contract advantageous to our country"; "socially advantageous to entertain often"

preferential

adjective privileged, favoured, superior, better, special, partial, partisan, advantageous Despite her status, the Duchess will not be given preferential treatment.

preferential

adjective
Disposed to favor one over another:
Translations

preferential

[ˌprefəˈrenʃəl] ADJpreferente, preferencial
on preferential termscon condiciones preferenciales
to give a country preferential trade statusdar a un país un estatus comercial preferente

preferential

[ˌprɛfəˈrɛnʃəl] adj [arrangement] → préférentiel(le)
preferential treatment → traitement m de faveur

preferential

adjbevorzugt, Sonder-; preferential rateSonderpreis m; to give somebody preferential treatmentjdn bevorzugt behandeln; to get or receive preferential treatmenteine Vorzugsbehandlung genießen or bekommen; preferential trade (Comm) → Präferenz- or Vorzugshandel m; preferential trade agreementVereinbarung füber Präferenzhandel or Vorzugshandel; preferential trade areapräferenzielle or präferentielle or vorzugsweise Handelszone; preferential trading statuspräferenzieller or präferentieller or bevorzugter Handelsstatus; preferential tariff (Comm) → Präferenz- or Vorzugszoll m; preferential ballot (Pol) → Präferenzwahl f; preferential voting (Pol) → Präferenzwahlsystem nt

preferential

[ˌprɛfəˈrɛnʃl] adjpreferenziale
preferential treatment → trattamento di favore
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Global Banking News-October 5, 2015--Allahabad Bank to issue preferential equity shares
SHANGHAI, July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, UnionPay International announced that it will initiate the preferential program over 40 business areas worldwide, according to which the exclusive privileges of UnionPay cards (card number starting with 62) up to 10% discount will be launched by near 1,000 merchants in 21 countries and regions globally, covering more than 10 shopping centers, 12 discount villages and 20 landmark department stores.
SHANGHAI, China, July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, UnionPay International announced that it will initiate the preferential program over 40 business areas worldwide, according to which the exclusive privileges of UnionPay cards (card number starting with 62) up to 10% discount will be launched by near 1,000 merchants in 21 countries and regions globally, covering more than 10 shopping centers, 12 discount villages and 20 landmark department stores.
ADVERTISEMENT FOR PREFERENTIAL CREDITORS IN THE MATTER OF AVENA DEVELOPMENTS LIMITED (in Receivership) THE COMPANIES ACTS 1963-2014 ADVERTISEMENT FOR PREFERENTIAL CREDITORS The Preferential Creditors of the above named Company are required, on or before Wednesday, 15th of October 2015, to send their names and addresses and the particulars of their debts or claims, and the names and addresses of their Solicitors, if any, to Mr.
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The workshop will provide a general overview of the trade relations between the UAE and Singapore, an overview of preferential treatment in the provisions in the trade of good, an overview of preferential treatment in the provisions in Rules of Origin
Renewable energy producers have threatened to sue Bulgaria's energy watchdog due to its intentions to impose a dramatic reduction in preferential tariffs.
The protocol aims to create the rules necessary for the development of economic cooperation between the Member States of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and to stimulate commercial, industrial an economic exchanges, by defining the origin of products meeting the preferential privileges.
The 0% rate is available for preferential income in the 10% and 15% brackets.
According to Aquino, in general, working culture in the United States leans toward showing preferential treatment to star employees, while Canadian, Northern European and most Asian cultures take a more egalitarian approach.
ISLAMABAD -- Reiterating his call for preferential treatment and greater market access for Pakistani products, President Asif Ali Zardari here on Monday said it is time for international community to think of ways to compensate the countries most adversely impacted by the war on terror by making some allowance to them for market access.
The German investment group SCHMID is ready to buy out a part of the Crystal plant in case the preferential electricity tariff is offered, State Property Ministry official Bolsunbek Kazakov told a news conference today.