English to French Meaning of prefer - préférer

Prefer :

proposer, mettre, présenter, offre, préférer, mettre en avant, présent, rendre, faire monter, promouvoir

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Definitions of prefer in English
Verb(1) like better; value more highly(2) select as an alternative over another(3) promote over another(4) give preference to one creditor over another
Examples of prefer in English
(1) the police will prefer charges(2) It will ask people if they prefer this new system or the current one of an executive of councillors being in charge.(3) I would prefer to discuss the matter in private(4) The company would prefer a single supplier who could provide it with chips and boards for the full range of computers.(5) Val would presumably prefer that you didn't get arrested(6) I prefer Venice to Rome(7) So all the government is doing in this case is enforcing what you would prefer people choose to do on their own.(8) If patients would prefer a hot breakfast selection they need only inform their ward hostess.(9) I much prefer it when other people tell me that than the other way around.(10) If people would prefer it in a different format, just drop me a line.(11) Many people simply prefer the star and will choose it over the other symbols.(12) The branches, however, proved to prefer approaches that were considerably more conventional.(13) I think people prefer a resident landlord as opposed to an absentee one.(14) I've always preferred starters to a sweet, unless I fancy all three which isn't often.(15) A prosecutor has considerable discretion as to what charges he prefers and the trial takes place on those charges.(16) Trumped-up civil charges were preferred against several prominent ministers.
Related Phrases of prefer
(1) to prefer ::
1. like better ::
Aime mieux
2. bring ::
3. promote ::
4. favor ::
5. opt ::
1. decline ::
2. refuse ::
3. reject ::
Different Forms
prefer, preferable, prefers
Word Example from TV Shows
The Yunkish prefer to let their
slaves do their fighting for them.

The Yunkish PREFER to let their slaves do their fighting for them.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 9

Now, would you prefer
to see The Grinchin 2-D or 3-D?

Now, would you PREFER to see The Grinchin 2-D or 3-D?

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 8

I prefer to think of myself as 5'10

I PREFER to think of myself as 5'10",

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 5

Obviously I would prefer
if you weren't living out of wedlock,

Obviously I would PREFER if you weren't living out of wedlock,

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 12

Do you prefer saving Alison Parker’s life\Nto eight people’s lives?

Do you PREFER saving Alison Parker’s life
to eight people’s lives?

Money Heist Season 1, Episode 8

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