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Princeton's WordNet

  1. preferably, sooner, rather(adverb)

    more readily or willingly

    "clean it well, preferably with warm water"; "I'd rather be in Philadelphia"; "I'd sooner die than give up"

Wiktionary

  1. preferably(Adverb)

    In preference; by choice; in a preferable manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Preferably(adverb)

    in preference; by choice

How to pronounce preferably?

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How to say preferably in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of preferably in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of preferably in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of preferably in a Sentence

  1. Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci:

    Our expectation now is that Mr Anastasiades will establish the necessary dialogue for a new meeting date, preferably not too late, with both the United Nations and with us.

  2. Andreas Lambrianou:

    The suspect asked all passengers and crew to hand in their passports, then gave two messages to a member of the crew, asking that the pilot be informed that he was a hijacker and wanted to land at an airport in Turkey, Greece or Cyprus, but preferably Cyprus, in a note, he stressed that if the airplane landed on Egyptian territory he would immediately blow the plane up.

  3. Eric Jackson:

    Hopefully by the end of this year, we have some sort of transaction, preferably with Alibaba buying its stake back and Yahoo Japan buying its stake back.

  4. Yisrael Katz:

    We will not block these services, what is needed is an international organization, preferably headed by the United States, where shared (security) concerns need to be defined, characterized.

  5. Omar Fall:

    We're also looking at them to reduce the scope of their European retail operations, preferably to zero, and to trim back the residual German retail operations.

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