preferred

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

preferred

  1. simple past tense and past participle of prefer

Adjective[edit]

preferred (comparative more preferred, superlative most preferred)

  1. favoured

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Noun[edit]

preferred (plural preferreds)

  1. (finance) Preferred stock.
    • 2008 March 30, Gretchen Morgenson, “If You Can’t Sell, Good Luck”, New York Times:
      Naturally, closed-end funds’ common shareholders love the juice that auction-rate preferreds provide.