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preference

1. Law
a. the settling of the claims of one or more creditors before or to the exclusion of those of the others
b. a prior right to payment, as of a dividend or share in the assets of a company in the event of liquidation
2. Commerce the granting of favour or precedence to particular foreign countries, as by levying differential tariffs
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Vice-Governor of Tambov region Sergey Ivanov, among other representatives of the regions, thanked the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia for finalizing the system of preferential crediting of agrarians.
As part of a business forum held in Galinchag, Ismayilli District, entrepreneurs received preferential loans worth 220,000 manats.
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez said last week the 15 percent special tax rate on the gross income of employees of ROHQs is no longer applicable after President Duterte vetoed the provision granting the preferential rate under the TRAIN.
Emirates NBD has announced that it will offer customers preferential lending and pricing based on the Al Etihad Credit Bureau consumer credit score.
He said the agreement was reached during bilateral negotiation between the two countries under the Preferential Trade Agreement.
The 2003 law allows owners to raise preferential rents to any amount up to the legal maximum whenever a tenant's lease comes up for renewal.
BSE has stated that there has been substantial increase in manipulation/ abrupt movement in the prices of securities wherein common modus operandi is through the route of preferential allotment.
The Chinese central bank has announced a plan to cancel the preferential reserve requirement ratio (RRR) cuts for some banks.
Party leaders expressed their views of a new system sans Preferential voting system.
This collection of essays attempts to move the preferential option for the poor beyond its normal theological and ecclesiological boundaries.
The book compares approaches to preferential market opening and rule-making in trade services, with special attention to the rise of preferential trade agreements (PTAs) in services.
The decrease in the preferential tariff for wind farms is by 20-22% and for photovoltaic plants by over 50%, according to reports of the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR).