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 for preferable
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Preferable \Pref"er*a*ble\, a. [Cf. F. pr['e]f['e]rable.]
     Worthy to be preferred or chosen before something else; more
     desirable; as, a preferable scheme. --Addison.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: more desirable than another; "coffee is preferable to
             tea"; "Danny's preferred name is `Dan'" [syn:
             preferable, preferred]

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