HyperDic: preferment

English > 2 senses of the word preferment:
NOUNactprefermentthe act of preferring
communicationprefermentthe act of making accusations
English > preferment: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of preferring.
Example"the preferment went to the younger candidate"
BroaderpromotionAct of raising in rank or position
Catalannomenament, promoció
Verbspreferselect as an alternative over another
preferpromote over another
English > preferment: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe act of making accusations.
Example"preferment of charges"
Broaderaccusation, accusalA formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person

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