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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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New customs clearance guidelines for individuals granted preferential treatment will be introduced in Taiwan, after the cigarette smuggling incident in July that tarnished the government's image and exposed customs control loopholes.
ISLAMABAD -- : The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called upon the Prime Minister Imran Khan to negotiate a Preferential Trade Agreement with USA during his current visit as removal of trade barriers and providing preferential market access to Pakistan products would double the bilateral trade between the two countries.
To date, the Entrepreneurship Development Fund granted 2.3 billion manats ($1.35 billion)of preferential loans to more than 35,000 entrepreneurs, said Mammad Musayev, President of the National Confederation of Entrepreneurs (Employers) Organizations of Azerbaijan (ASK).
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Progressive Slovakia and SpoluMichal Simeka class="ul Number of preferential votes: 81,735 A deputy chair of Progressive Slovakia.
Sejong, May 9 (BNA): South Korea will end its preferential tariffs to Bhutan and four other countries in the coming years according to their graduation from the UN list of least-developed countries.
A no-deal Brexit, according to the study, would mean that preferential trade agreements would no longer apply and be replaced instead by most favored nation (MFN) rates.
ISLAMABAD -- Preferential laws have sent the small businesses on the brink of collapse.
ANKARA, March 5 (KUNA) -- Turkey's trade minister Ruhsar Pekcan on Tuesday criticized the US determination to terminate preferential tariff system for Turkey.
The multilateral preferential loans accounted for $1.592 billion soms, non-preferential multilateral loans - $49.63 million.
Immunicum AB (STO:IMMU), a biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutic cancer vaccines, on Thursday reported that at the Extraordinary General Meeting, held on 8 November 2018, the EGM resolved to approve both the board of directors' resolution on a directed share issue and to approve the board of directors' resolution on a new issue of shares with preferential rights for the shareholders.