Preferences and types

predilection
(n)
pree-di-LEC-shǝN
Meaning

partiality; preference; liking

1st Sample Sentence

I have a strong predilection for red wines, but have never cared much for white ones.

Root

prae (before)#diligere (choose, love) (Latin)

Synonyms

penchant, predilection, proclivity, propensity

Mnemonics

pre (before)+dialect (local language); you generally become partial when you are taking an interview and you meet someone who speaks your language (:) assume the interview is in the US) You come to a split in the road and must choose the PREFERRED DIRECTION PRE means before; DIL shows the inclination for something; iction is a homophone to addiction. So a partiality or incilnation for something in advance. pre+di+election. predetermining the result of election between two parties i.e. the result will be PARTIAL

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