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adjective preferable pronunciation in American English /ˈpref(ə)rəb(ə)l/
  1. more appropriate or useful than something else
    preferable to:

    Sitting home alone would be preferable to spending a night with Janice.

    infinitely preferable (=much more suitable or useful):

    Wouldn’t it be infinitely more preferable to educate prisoners so that they can find jobs when they get out?

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