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More desirable or suitable.‘lower interest rates were preferable to higher ones’
better, best, more desirable, more suitable, more advisable, advantageous, superior, preferred, recommended, favoured, nicer, more expedientView synonyms
- ‘However, he added that it was preferable to finding major problems with the home after completion.’
- ‘In the end, firms acknowledge that laying off employees is preferable to going bust.’
- ‘While it would be preferable if the Complainant did so, it is incorrect to imply that only he can do this.’
- ‘Initially it would be preferable to have the property inspected by a reputable timber and damp expert.’
- ‘It was also viewed as preferable to a sacking which could prompt legal action.’
- ‘I am sure it would be preferable for the local schools and the community orchestra to work in harmony.’
- ‘It's always preferable to have something else to read at times like this.’
- ‘That said, it is easy to see why many people find even the hardships of a Scottish island preferable to urban life.’
- ‘The taste is pretty uniform from bite to bite, so it might be preferable as an appetizer.’
- ‘It sounds preferable to having kids locked away playing alone.’
- ‘To help bring the fever down, a slightly cooler room temperature is preferable.’
- ‘The chairman of the board said voluntary redundancies were preferable over compulsory redundancies.’
- ‘Experience of children with special needs is preferable, but full training will be given.’
- ‘It would be preferable if such items were taken away for disposal in the household refuse.’
- ‘If a slum is preferable, then we can only imagine the life in their native village.’
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