(prē fʉr′mənt, pri-)
- the act of preferring
- an advancement in rank or office; promotion
- an office, rank, or honor to which a person is advanced
See preferment in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- The act of advancing to a higher position or office; promotion.
- A position, appointment, or rank giving advancement, as of profit or prestige.
- The act of preferring or the state of being preferred.
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