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preferable

  

      adj   preferred or more desirable  
  preferability, preferableness      n  
  preferably      adv  
Since preferable already means more desirable, one should not say something is more preferable or most preferable. See also at prefer  
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preferable

  
  
best, better, choice, chosen, favoured, more desirable, more eligible, superior, worthier  
  
Antonyms     
   average, fair, ineligible, inferior, mediocre, poor, second-rate, undesirable  

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