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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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Now the ageold family methods see them export Bodega Perfer wine all over the world.
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fulsere vere candidi tibi soles, nunc iam ilia non vult: tu quoque, impote[ns, noli] 10 nec quae fugit sectare, nee miser vive, sed obstinata mente perfer, obdura.