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Definition of "preferably" []

  • In preference; by choice; in a preferable manner. (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "preferably" in a sentence
  • "I use the Greek word preferably, as perhaps it is more acceptable than its more vulgar English equivalent."
  • "Buy The Language of Life: DNA and the Revolution in Personalized Medicine by Francis Collins. (preferably from a local indy bookstore)"
  • "We know what happened before (riots, protests, civil disobedience) we really don't want to go down that road again ... preferably ever."
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