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Synonyms for preferable

Synonyms for preferable

of greater excellence than another

Synonyms for preferable

more desirable than another


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My second maxim was to be as firm and resolute in my actions as I was able, and not to adhere less steadfastly to the most doubtful opinions, when once adopted, than if they had been highly certain; imitating in this the example of travelers who, when they have lost their way in a forest, ought not to wander from side to side, far less remain in one place, but proceed constantly towards the same side in as straight a line as possible, without changing their direction for slight reasons, although perhaps it might be chance alone which at first determined the selection; for in this way, if they do not exactly reach the point they desire, they will come at least in the end to some place that will probably be preferable to the middle of a forest.
According to the company, the upgraded app analyzes each individual customer's recent purchases, information about stores that they visited and temperatures, so as to recommend preferable drinks and foods to them.
Oil prices at $60-65 per barrel are the most preferable at the moment, said chief executive officer of Russia's oil major Lukoil Vagit Alekperov.
Summary: According to Vedomosti, the Head of the Federal Property Management Agency, Olga Dergunova, sees a direct privatisation deal with strategic investors as risky, and so selling state assets in smaller stakes in a transparent manner might be preferable.
On 17 August when meeting participants in the Baze-2013 camp in Tsakhaszor, and asked who is the most preferable
New Delhi, July 15 ( ANI ): Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor criticised Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's secularism comment, saying that the 'Burqa' of secularism is preferable to Khakhi shorts which signify intolerance and hatred.
Horne said: "An English manager would be very preferable.
Clearly an English manager would be very preferable.
Data from 2 tests (Tests X and Y) were used to conduct the study, and results showed that when the number of internal common items was large (approximately 50% of the total subscore), then using common items to equate the subscores was preferable.
Summary: The gas at Akkas has a lower sulphur content, making it preferable for development, says the company.
Mr Salmond said: "They thought it was far preferable for compassionate release.
The BEES (Building for Environmental and Economic Sustainability) software brings to your fingertips a powerful technique for selecting cost-effective, environmentally preferable building products.
We certainly have no objections to co-operatives as such - indeed, we see them as a socially progressive business model, which is generally preferable to conventional private business.
Key financial ratios for nonprofit behavioral healthcare organizations Ratio Definition Target Goal * = ratios higher value (1) is preferable; * = lower value is preferable Days cash on (Cash and Equipments-Short-Term 30 higher value hand Debt) / (Total Operating is Expenses-Depreciation- preferable Amortization) / 365) Days in (Accounts Receivable) / (Total 60 lower value accounts Operating Revenues / 365) is receivable preferable Cushion ratio (Cash and Equivalents)/Maximum 1.
CHICAGO -- The American National Standards Institute has approved the first multi-attribute standard for environmentally preferable building materials.