Preference vs Preparation - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between preference and preparation

is that preference is preference while preparation is preparation.

preference

Alternative forms

* (archaic)

Noun

(Preferans) (en noun)
  • The selection of one thing or person over others.
  • The option to so select, and the one selected.
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  • , volume=189, issue=1, page=18, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Obama's once hip brand is now tainted , passage=Where we once sent love letters in a sealed envelope, or stuck photographs of our children in a family album, now such private material is despatched to servers and clouds operated by people we don't know and will never meet. Perhaps we assume that our name, address and search preferences will be viewed by some unseen pair of corporate eyes, probably not human, and don't mind that much.}}
  • The state of being preferred over others.
  • A strong liking or personal valuation.
  • A preferential bias; partiality; discrimination.
  • Preferans, a card game, principally played in Eastern Europe.
  • Verb

    (preferenc)
  • (US) To give preferential treatment to; to give a preference to.
  • See also

    * preferences ----

    preparation

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (archaic)

    Noun

  • (uncountable) The act of preparing or getting ready.
  • That which is prepared.
  • (countable) A substance, especially a remedy, that is prepared.
  • The traditional remedy is a bitter preparation made from steamed herbs.

    Anagrams

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