preferer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

prefer +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

preferer ‎(plural preferers)

  1. A person who prefers (a stated thing).
    a preferer of red wine

Middle French[edit]

Verb[edit]

preferer

  1. to prefer (have a preference for)
    • 1566, N. Chesneau, Les Sermons et instructions chrestiennes, page 251
      Il faut tousiours preferer le spirituel au temporel
      One should always prefer the spiritual over the temporal

Conjugation[edit]

  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin praeferō.

Verb[edit]

preferer (Anglo-Norman)

  1. to prefer
  2. to prioritize

Descendants[edit]

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