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  1. preferencesnoun

    The user-specified settings of parameters in interactive computer software


  1. preferences

    In psychology, economics and philosophy, preference is a technical term usually used in relation to choosing between alternatives. For example, someone prefers A over B if they would rather choose A than B. Preferences are central to decision theory because of this relation to behavior. Some methods such as Ordinal Priority Approach use preference relation for decision-making. As connative states, they are closely related to desires. The difference between the two is that desires are directed at one object while preferences concern a comparison between two alternatives, of which one is preferred to the other. In insolvency, the term is used to determine which outstanding obligation the insolvent party has to settle first.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of preferences in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of preferences in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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  1. Diana Rose:

    Cultural appropriation is if you are engaging with those practices in a way that directly goes against the stated preferences of the currently alive people who are from that culture that the practice comes from.

  2. Elena Kagan:

    When courts become extensions of the political process, when people see them as extensions of the political process, when people see them as trying just to impose personal preferences on a society irrespective of the law, that’s when there’s a problem — and that’s when there ought to be a problem, if, over time, the court loses all connection with the public and with public sentiment, that is a dangerous thing for democracy.

  3. Sabrina Tandon:

    We believe Gold Peak and Peace Tea are best positioned to meet consumer preferences.

  4. Frank Hu:

    The No. 1 take-home message for me is that severe restriction of some healthy carbohydrates is not necessary to improve glycemic control and cardio metabolic health, you can do a healthy Mediterranean diet or a moderate low-carbohydrate diet or a very healthy vegetarian diet. There are different options for people with different food preferences.

  5. Jennifer Harris:

    That's the age when kids' taste preferences are developing, so, if they get used to really sweet products, and artificial sweeteners can be overly sweet, then when you try to get your child to drink plain water or plain milk, it just doesn't taste good to them. Under 5 is a really critical time.

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